Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Dad charged with capital murder in death of infant son (Covington, Virginia)

Dad is identified as JARED MEADOWS. Yet another dude who should have been kept away from a helpless newborn....


Va. Father Charged With Murder In Infant Son's Death

COVINGTON, Va. (AP) - A Covington man has been indicted on capital murder charges in the death of his infant son.

An Allegheny County grand jury also indicted 25-year-old Jared Meadows on felony child abuse charges Monday.

The Roanoke Times reports Meadows is accused of forcefully placing his son on the uncushioned armrest of a couch, causing a skull fracture.

The child was 27 days old when he died last September. An autopsy report and testimony from a preliminary hearing in February showed the child also had suffered multiple broken bones and eye and brain injuries.