OH man accused of tearing off part of baby’s scalp

FAIRBORN, Ohio (AP) — Police say a man has been arrested after allegedly ripping off a portion of his 1-month-old son’s scalp in an argument with the child’s mother in southwest Ohio.

Fairborn police say 34-year-old Kodi Weatherspoon was in jail on charges of felonious assault and endangering children. Police Sgt. Paul Hicks says Weatherspoon called 911 Wednesday afternoon to report the child was injured.

Hicks says Weatherspoon allegedly punched his wife while she was holding their baby and apparently pulled part of the baby’s scalp off while grabbing for his wife’s hair.

The child was taken to Children’s Medical Center of Dayton where Hicks said doctors hoped to reattach the scalp. The hospital said the baby was discharged but no other information was available.

Court records didn’t list an attorney for Weatherspoon.

WKBN 27 First News provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. No links will be permitted. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s