Nebraska Man Bound Over for Trial in Child Abuse Case

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

A Columbus man accused of abusing his four-month-old son has been bound over for trial in district court.

The man will face trial on a felony child abuse charge.

A judge Tuesday also denied a request to have his bond lowered.

Court documents say the man contacted authorities on Jan. 22 to report his son had stopped breathing. The boy was hospitalized and doctors determined he had suffered a major head injury.

The newspaper reports the man told authorities he had head butted the boy after losing patience with his "fussy" behavior.

The Associated Press is not naming the father to protect the child's identify.

An attorney for the man did not return a call Wednesday. The man is scheduled for arraignment on Feb. 8.


Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
KOLN-TV Call: (402) 467-4321 Toll-free: 1-800-475-1011 840 North 40th Lincoln, NE 68503 Email: info@1011now.com KGIN-TV Call: (308) 382-6100 123 N Locust Street Grand Island, NE 68802 Email: kgin@1011now.com KSNB-TV Toll free 888-475-1011 123 N. Locust St. Grand Island, NE 68802 Email : ksnb@1011now.com
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 189180911