Wednesday, September 5, 2012

In Utah, Draper man charged in baby son's death | Shaken Baby Syndrome

A Draper man has reportedly been charged with murder in the death of his 1-month-old son.
Mijail Alejandro Russell-Torres also was reportedly charged Friday in 3rd District Court with two counts of second-degree felony child abuse.
Police say they responded Aug. 24 to reports that a 1-month-old baby had reportedly drowned while being bathed by the father.
Emergency crews reportedly found the baby in cardiac and respiratory arrest, and took the child to Primary Children's Medical Center in critical condition.
Investigators reportedly say the baby had injuries consistent with shaken baby syndrome.
The child died Aug. 26.
The Salt Lake Tribune reports the 24-year-old Russell-Torres admitted to police that he violently shook the baby back and forth for a minute or two after he became frustrated with the toddler's crying.

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