Jon-Micheal Murray, 25, of 74 Azalea Drive was arrested Saturday afternoon for child abuse. Murray was charged with one count of child abuse after officers responded to an E-911 call where a woman claimed “my husband broke my daughter’s leg.”
Officers arrived at the residence and discovered Murray”s 18 month old daughter with a broken leg.
Murray”s wife told Officer Lance Luckey that she had been asleep in the back bedroom casino online when she heard her daughter begin to cry.
According to Murray, he was spanking the little girl and became “upset with her.” Apparently Murray beat the toddler so severely that she could not stand up.
After being transported to the hospital, the child was found to have a broken leg, a cut on her right cheek and bruises up and down her left arm. According to BHM-GT, the cuts and bruises on the little girl had occurred as possibly separate incidents in the past two weeks.0