Man charged with alleged assault of infant son

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A man is charged in a horrible case of alleged abuse involving his month-and-a-half old son.

Dillon Kaine Hutson, 23, of Munday, is charged with injury to a child.

His bond was set at $25,000 and he is no longer listed on the inmate roster.

The baby was brought to the emergency room at United Regional on Oct. 5 by his mother and grandmother.

They said they found severe bruising on the baby’s lower side and legs. The baby was then transferred to Cook Children’s Medical Center for treatment.

The mother told police she noticed small bruises 10-days earlier and asked Hutson about them.

She said he told her he had similar bruises, so she believed her baby might have the same medical condition as Hutson.

When the bruises became larger, though, she took the baby to her mother who told her she needed to go to the emergency room right away.

Then, when she told Hutson they were going to the hospital, she said he began shaking and crying and refused to go with them.

Instead, he went to his mother’s home in Munday.

Police said Hutson eventually agreed to return for an interview but his story was inconsistent in every regard from his claim of dropping the baby and falling on it to tripping while holding him.

A nurse at Cook Hospital told police the injuries appeared to be from chronic abuse and that it was quote: “far-fetched” to believe they could come from a fall.

Cook listed injuries of two-skull fractures, a brain bleed, nine-healing rib fractures, a wrist fracture, a fracture above the knee, and numerous bruises over the body.

***A previous edition of this story listed an incorrect bond amount. The correct bond has now been listed.

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