Kristopher Henderson is accused of abusing and killing his two-month-old daughter. Photograph / Blue Earth County Jail
A US man has been charged with murdering his toddler daughter after blaming the household cat for leaving her with damaged legs, damaged ribs and bleeding from the mind.
Minnesota man Kristopher Henderson is accused of inflicting the lethal accidents on his two-month-old daughter at their residence.
The infant was taken to hospital on September 23 for her accidents however ultimately died on November 3.
In line with courtroom, the infant woman had “little to no mind exercise” earlier than she was pronounced lifeless.
Police alleged Henderson had initially tried responsible the household’s cat for the accidents.
He later admitted hitting his child on the again for 5 minutes to attempt to quieten her.
He then admitted he hit her arduous sufficient that it will break her ribs, police stated.
The daddy 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 demise.
He’s being held on a $US1 million bond.
The infant’s official demise remains to be pending whereas they await the post-mortem outcomes.