Father charged with child abuse after 2-year-old injured

News

Jarrod Wright

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A father is charged with aggravated child abuse after his 2-year-old ended up at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital with severe injuries.

A social worker and attending physician alerted police that the child was at the hospital Monday with injuries caused by blunt-force trauma to the stomach.

The child’s father, Jarrod Wright, 19, admitted he was responsible, police said.

Wright has a court date set for Thursday.

Latest News

More News