A 26-year-old foster father is dealing with neglect and battery expenses in Indianapolis, the place he’s accused of compressing the limbs of a 2-month-old woman. Medical doctors allegedly decided that she had greater than 35 damaged bones.
A possible trigger affidavit obtained by PEOPLE confirms the fees in opposition to Kyle Rice, who investigators say admitted inflicting the toddler’s accidents.
The arrest comes simply weeks after the untimely child, born with traces of marijuana in her system, was left in Rice’s care, based on the affidavit.
The kid was taken from her delivery mom after the blood check outcomes confirmed the presence of THC, the energetic ingredient in marijuana.
The unnamed child’s accidents, which additionally included quite a few bruises, have been found throughout a go to to the hospital on Jan. 31, the affidavit states. Medical doctors took X-rays of the kid, which allegedly confirmed fractures in her fingers, legs, toes and again.
Rice allegedly instructed investigators he squeezed the toddler in frustration when the kid refused to eat and saved crying.
“He tried to present her a bottle, however she was spitting it out,” reads the affidavit. “He then modified her diaper and she or he pooped whereas he was altering it. He held her, however she continued to cry and wouldn’t relax.”
Rice allegedly squeezed her fingers and toes, and bent her legs backward, the affidavit states.
Rice’s spouse, who works full-time, instructed investigators she was unaware the infant was being abused.
It was unclear whether or not Rice has entered a plea or retained an lawyer.
A court docket date is about for early April.