- Associated Press - Wednesday, March 2, 2016

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) - A 21-year-old Council Bluffs man has been given 20 years in prison for injuring a baby.

The Daily Nonpareil reports (https://bit.ly/1TRFldQ ) that Rodney Weatherwax was sentenced Tuesday after pleading guilty to two counts of child endangerment causing injury.

A court document says Weatherwax injured the baby at least three times between Sept. 1 and Nov. 30. The 5-month-old child suffered at least 20 fractures. The child’s mother told doctors that Weatherwax punched the child in the face.

Weatherwax says he was intoxicated when the infant was injured.


Information from: The Daily Nonpareil, https://www.nonpareilonline.com

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