Father faces charges in connection to traumatic brain injury of four-month old

Posted at 12:47 PM, Aug 03, 2016
and last updated 2018-07-24 21:30:20-04

A man is facing injury to a child charges in connection to a traumatic brain injury his four-month old sustained last week.

Melvin Vincent, who is accused of causing the injuries, turned himself in on Tuesday night.  

According to Waco Police, officers were called in to Providence Hospital last Monday after a report of head injury. The four-month old was transported to the McLane Children’s Hospital in Temple were the baby underwent surgery to relieve the swelling.

Officers said the traumatic brain injury was related to abusive behavior of caretaker, which was Vincent at the time.

As of Wednesday afternoon, Vincent remained at the McLennan County Jail.

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