Authorities: Infant dies after father bends him in 2 to stop crying


Authorities say the child kid whose father is implicated of bending him in half to silence his crying has actually passed away.

Police jailed Robert Anthony Resendiz, 30, on Tuesday, Dec. 19 after his 6-month-old kid was taken to Phoenix Children’s Healthcare facility with injuries medical professionals deemed “not survivable.”

Inning accordance with his court documents, Resendiz called 911 at 12:45 p.m. and informed the dispatcher he had actually simply awakened to discover his infant boy” unresponsive and not breathing.””Upon assessment, physicians observed the victim had a grade 4 liver laceration, a left lateral wrist fracture, a laceration of the pancreas, and pattern bruising to the ideal thigh,” the likely cause for arrest declaration reads. Resendiz informed cops he had put the infant to bed on the sofa between 10 p.m. and 11 p.m. Monday and after that declared he did not get up until right before calling 911 more than 12 hours later on.

The infant’s mom informed cops her boy was “awake and alert” when she left for work Tuesday early morning. She said she began texting Resendiz at about 9:45 a.m. “to guarantee he was properly taking care of their son.”

She said she received a reply that the infant was great at about 11:45 a.m., followed an hour later by another text saying the child was not breathing.

Cops spoke with Resendiz again after administering the Miranda cautions and stated he “confessed to pressing the baby’s legs over his head and bending his body in order to stop the victim from weeping. Robert stated he utilized approximately 65 [percent] of his strength to put pressure on the victim and did not launch pressure until the victim had stopped moving and was limp.”

“Robert also specified he had bit the infant 2 times on the body from frustration,” the possible cause statement continues.

Cops stated Tuesday that the infant died Thursday, Dec. 21.

Resendiz was at first reserved on suspicion of felony kid abuse, but the charges will likely change now that the baby has actually died.

At his preliminary court look, the judge set a protected appearance bond of $250,000.

Disappointment was also pointed out in an unrelated case of child abuse that also turned lethal previously this month. In that case, a male “held his hand over the victim’s mouth when she was screaming during her diaper modification,” according to cops. “The defendant mentioned he had to utilize force to hold the victim to change her diaper … The accused mentioned he did not indicate to trigger the injuries however was irritated.”

[RELATED: Cops: 3-year-old in child-abuse case has actually passed away; mom’s sweetheart detained]

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