Wednesday, 29 September 2010

SBS: Georgia, USA

An Adairsville man remained in the Bartow County Jail Thursday evening, accused of shaking a 4-month-old baby, according to a news release from the Bartow County Sheriff’s Office.

According to the news release:

Investigators were called on Aug. 1 about a baby being treated for bleeding on the brain at Cartersville Medical Center. The baby was transported to Scottish Rite Hospital in Atlanta where it was determined that the child was suffering from shaken baby syndrome.

James Donald Sumney Jr., 41, turned himself in to jail officials Thursday. He is charged with first degree cruelty to children.

The baby is in the custody of the Bartow County Department of Family and Children Services and is recovering.

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