WARWICK (AP) — A Warwick man has been charged with child abuse after police say he injured his 2-year-old infant with blows to the head. The man, Alexander Walsh, 23, is being charged with four counts of child abuse.
Warwick police learned Walsh’s child was hospitalized with serious and life-threatening injuries that included skull fractures and a brain hemorrhage. Investigators concluded that the injuries were not limited to one event.
Walsh is also being charged with burglary in connection to a Feb. 19 Investigation into a local house break-in. A woman said cash and items were stolen from her apartment by an intruder as she fled from the home. Walsh was being held in jail.