Father arrested, charged with assault after 8-week-old baby was beaten

Father arrested, charged with assault after 8-week-old baby was beaten
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On March 17 around 9:50 p.m., Spokane Valley Deputy Andrew Richmond responded to a hospital emergency room for the report of an 8-week-old baby who had arrived with possible life-threatening injuries.

Deputy Richmond spoke to hospital staff and 24-year-old Beau R. Jones about his son’s severe injuries.

Major Crimes Detectives were called to the scene to continue the investigation.

After the interviews, Detectives developed probable cause to charge Jones with Assault of a Child 1st Degree.

He was transported and booked into the Spokane County Jail where he is being held on a $1,000,000 bond.

This investigation is active and ongoing.

This is a developing story. More information will be added when it becomes available.

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