Wednesday, August 15, 2012

In Florida, Father sentenced to prison in son's shaken-baby syndrome death | Shaken Baby Syndrome

A man reportedly accused of fatally injuring his 8-week-old son in 2010 was sentenced to more than two decades in prison on Friday.
Alfonso Tapia-Lopez, 31, reportedly pleaded no contest to second-degree murder last month. Investigators said his son, Alfonso Angelo Tapia, suffered brain injuries consistent with shaken-baby syndrome while in Tapia-Lopez's care in October 2010.
The child reportedly died at a local hospital. Tapia-Lopez was arrested later that month on a bus in Louisiana. Authorities said he was in the United States illegally, and may have been attempting to flee the country.
He was reportedly sentenced Friday to 22 years in state prison, with credit for almost two years served in the Orange County Jail. He will be deported upon his completion of the sentence.

To Read More on this Story: Click Here

If you have any questions or concerns about what can be done to help babies who have been shaken, or families of babies who have died, please call Christopher Keane and The Keane Law Firm toll-free for free consultation at (888) 592-5437 (KIDS), click on contact us here, or use the web form provided at

No comments:

Post a Comment