Friday, 4 November 2011

SBS: Texas: Jose Manuel Brito charged

EL PASO, Texas —
A 3-month-old baby taken to a local hospital with serious injuries prompts El Paso police to investigate its father. The child who was taken to University Medical Center by its father had several injuries to its head, which medical examiners determined were caused by shaken baby syndrome. They also found and nine broken ribs that were in the healing stage, police said.
Jose Manuel Brito, 27, the baby’s father, was arrested and charged on Oct. 19 with injury to a child.
According to police, Brito told investigators the baby had choked on milk and stopped breathing and said he had to perform CPR.
He remains jailed on a $100,000 bond.

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