Man Arrested For Intentionally Breaking Infant’s Head
The Calcasieu Parish Sheriffs Office has arrested a 21-year-old local man, McKeithan D. Frank of Lake Charles after he admitted to police that he intentionally struck the head of a four month old baby on a bar. The man is the boyfriend of the baby's mother.
On April 24 around two-o'clock in the morning deputies responded to a call from a local hospital that was treating the infant for a brain bleed. Doctors in attendance advised the deputies that after examining the infant and running tests that the injuries were not a result of an accident.
The baby had to be transported out of town for surgery and treatment and currently remains in stable condition.
By April 27, lead investigator Detective James Jones had placed the man under arrest and booked him on a charge of 2nd-degree cruelty to a juvenile. Bond was set by Judge David Ritchie at $150,000.