Schuyler Man Charged In Toddler's Death

By: The Associated Press Email
By: The Associated Press Email

A 30-year-old Schuyler, Nebraska man arrested in connection with the death of a 14-month-old boy has been charged in Colfax District Court with felony child abuse.

Ricardo Rocha-Luna is set to be arraigned in Colfax County District Court on September 5th.

Police called to the house of Rocha-Luna and his girlfriend, Elizabeth Najar, on July 29th found 14-month-old Angel Giron unresponsive. The toddler was taken to a local hospital, then flown to Omaha Children's Hospital, where he died August 1st.

Doctors said the boy had suffered severe brain hemorrhaging and a skull fracture that could only have come from a car crash or violent shaking. Police say Rocha-Luna was alone with the boy when his injuries occurred.


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