(Sacramento Bee) In February, a mother rushed her 3-month-old baby girl to a hospital in Ohio.
Doctors there found the infant had 28 fractured ribs in different stages of healing — suggesting the injuries were suffered at different times — and serious brain injuries, according to WLWT. They determined the injuries did not stem from an accident, as they were first told.
Instead, police allege that the girl’s father, 33-year-old Jason Bittner, abused the baby in February at his home in Mason, Ohio. Fox 19 reports that a prosecutor has a theory for why Bittner, a well-known chiropractor in the area, allegedly assaulted his daughter.
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