Wednesday, October 3, 2012

In Pennsylvania, Ex-Towamencin Man Gets 5 Years for Shaking 5-Month-Old Son | Shaken Baby Syndrome

Former Towamencin resident Danilo Antonio Duran, 41, will reportedly sit in state prison for two to five years for admitting to shaking and assaulting his five-month-old son in 2011.
According to Carl Hessler Jr. of North Penn Life, Duran, formerly of the 1900 block of Nashmont Court, reportedly pleaded guilty to felony aggravated assault in connection with the September 2011 incident that occurred while his son was in his care.
The guilty plea was reportedly an agreement between defense attorney Michael Nix and Montgomery County Assistant District Attorney Matthew Quigg, according to the article.
Duran's trial had not yet occurred, according to the article.
Duran, reportedly now a resident of Patterson, NJ, was also ordered to complete two years' probation upon his release from prison, according to the article.
Duran reportedly admitted to violently shaking his son on the morning of Sept. 26, 2011, enough to cause serious bodily injury in a reckless manner without regard for human life, according to the article.

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