Tuscaloosa father charged with child abuse

Tuscaloosa County deputies arrested a 37-year-old man on for intentionally assaulted his child. On May 7, 2014, Tuscaloosa County Metro Homicide Unit responded to Northport-DCH for a 1-month old boy with severe head trauma.{} The baby was later transported to Children's of Alabama with life-threatening injuries. Investigators also responded to a possible scene in the Hagler Coaling Road area. During the investigation, it was determined that Jay Wesley Minor intentionally assaulted the child.The child received multiple skull fractures as well as other injuries. The boy is in critical condition and is currently at the intensive care unit in Children's Hospital. {}Minor is charged with assault and aggravated child abuse. He is in the Tuscaloosa County Jail with a $90,000 bond.
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