37-year-old charged with aggravated child abuse in Tuscaloosa


TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WIAT) — Tuscaloosa law enforcement charged a 37-year-old with child abuse after his 1-month-old child sustained severe head trauma.

Tuscaloosa County Metro Homicide spokesman Sgt. Dale Phillips says the child was brought to Northport DCH on May 7. The child was taken to Children’s Hospital and is currently in critical condition and is currently in ICU with multiple skull fractures and other injuries.

Phillips says investigators determined Jay Wesley Minor, 37, intentionally assaulted the child.

Minor was charged with first degree domestic violence assault and aggravated child abuse.

He’s being held in the Tuscaloosa County Jail on $90,000 bond.

Copyright 2014 WIAT 42 News

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