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Police charge man with aggravated child abuse Cape Coral

Posted at 6:47 PM, May 31, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-31 19:01:04-04

CAPE CORAL, Fla. — Cape Coral Police have arrested a father for aggravated child abuse.

Detectives were notified by the Department of Children and Families of suspected child abuse. DCF told authorities a two-month-old boy suffered a severe skull fracture.

The child was flown from Cape Coral Hospital to an out-of-county hospital, where it was learned that the child had also suffered fractured ribs and a fractured humerus, some of which appeared to be partially healed and occurring over time.

Based on these injuries, a medical evaluation was conducted on this child’s twin brother. The brother was also found to have suffered skull fractures, a broken femur, multiple fractured ribs, and a broken tibia. This child was also flown to an out of county hospital for care.

Through an investigation, the detective arrested the father Christopher Alan May 33, for two counts of cruelty toward a child.

May was placed under arrest and transported to the Lee County.