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.

Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
WOWT NBC Omaha 3501 Farnam Street Omaha, NE 68131 (402) 346-6666
Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 167448435 -
Gray Television, Inc.