(Washington Post) When Juan Canales-Hernandez was arrested last week after police say he swung a chair at an infant and killed her, it wasn’t the first time the 24-year-old was accused of harming a child.
Canales-Hernandez, of Fort Collins, Colo., was on parole for a child abuse conviction when he was left to care for his girlfriend’s daughter, 11-month-old RaeLynn Martinez, the Coloradoan reported.
According to an arrest affidavit, Canales-Hernandez told detectives that he became “frustrated” with RaeLynn, so he hit her with a chair. RaeLynn died Friday, two days after she was taken to the hospital.
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