A Minnesota man has been charged with murdering his toddler after he allegedly blamed the household cat for leaving her with damaged legs, bleeding on the mind and damaged ribs.
Kristopher Henderson, 39, is accused of inflicting the horrific injuries on his two-month-old daughter at their Mankato residence in September, the Mankato Free Press reported.
The baby was hospitalized on Sept. 23 for her injuries, however she died earlier this month.
She had “little to no brain activity” earlier than she was pronounced useless on Nov. 3, in line with court docket paperwork.
Police stated Henderson had initially tried guilty the household’s cat for the injuries.
He later allegedly admitted to hitting the toddler forcefully on her again for 5 minutes to try to quiet her.
Henderson acknowledged that he hit the woman sufficient to interrupt her ribs, police stated.
The father was initially charged with first-degree assault however it was upgraded to second-degree homicide with out intent whereas committing a felony and first-degree manslaughter whereas committing malicious punishment of a kid within the wake of the woman’s dying.
He is being held on a $1 million.
The baby’s official reason behind dying continues to be pending the post-mortem outcomes.