Wichita Falls Man Charged in Death of Infant Son

Published 04/18 2012 11:46AM

Updated 04/18 2012 07:06PM

    The death of a Wichita Falls infant results in the arrest of the young boy's father.
    Thirty-year-old Brent Allen Benefield is charged with injury to a child causing serious bodily injury or death.
    He's being held in the Wichita County Jail.
    Bond has not yet been set.
    On Feb. 8, police were called to a home in the 43-hundred block of McNiel.
    When they arrived, they found a four-month-old boy unresponsive and bleeding from the mouth.
    The child was transported to the hospital by ambulance and was then taken by helicopter to Cook's Children's Hospital in Fort Worth.
    The infant died four days later.

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