Tuesday, March 13, 2007

Child Abuse Arrest Made In Clewiston

CLEWISTON, FL. -- A Clewiston man has been charged with various criminal charges including child abuse. On Saturday, March 10, 2007, the Hendry County Sheriff's Office was notified of a possible child abuse involving a two month old infant that was being treated for injuries at the Hendry Regional Hospital.

Hendry County Sheriff's Investigator Tiffany Arnold conducted an investigation and determined the baby had multiple injuries including scratches on his face, bruising on the top of his head, a bruised lip, and a broken arm. Due to the severity of the injuries, the baby was transported to Lee Memorial Hospital in Fort Myers.

Sheriff Ronnie Lee said the father, Edwardo Luis Casas, age 30 of 1239 Hookers Point Road Clewiston, has been charged with Aggravated Child Abuse,Domestic Violence, and Violation of Probation. Casas remains inthe Hendry County jail with no bond.

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