Thursday, December 8, 2011

Dad confesses to critically injuring infant daughter (Tacoma, Washington)

Dad is identified as IVORY FLOWERS. No mention of a mother in the home.


Police: Father confesses to critically injuring infant daughter
By KOMO Staff Published: Dec 8, 2011 at 9:06 AM PST

TACOMA, Wash. -- An 8-month-old girl is fighting for her life after she was violently shaken by her father, Tacoma police said Thursday morning.

Police say they were called to Mary Bridge Hospital for a report of a shaken baby and found the infant was in critical condition and on life support.

Investigators say the father, 20-year-old Ivory Flowers, confessed to shaking the baby and causing the injuries. Flowers was arrested and booked into the Pierce County Jail where he is being held for investigation of first degree child assault.