Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Dad arrested for abusing 6-week-old baby (Wichita, Kansas)

UNNAMED DAD. And no mention of this newborn's mother at all. Did he find the baby in cabbage patch?



Father of hospitalized infant arrested
By Stan Finger
The Wichita Eagle
Published Tuesday, May 1, 2012, at 1:52 p.m.

The father of a 6-week-old baby has been arrested following an investigation prompted by a doctor’s phone call after the infant was brought to a local hospital.

The child was brought to Via Christi Hospital on St. Francis on Friday morning, police records show. Upon examination, a doctor suspected the baby had been the victim of child abuse or shaken baby syndrome.

The infant is in the pediatric intensive care unit at St. Francis and has been placed in police protective custody. The 20-year-old father of the child was arrested after he was questioned by the Exploited and Missing Child Unit.