HOUSTON – Police have arrested a Houston man accused of beating his 2-year-old stepdaughter, who suffered broken bones, a fractured skull and other severe head injuries.
According to court documents, Angel Martinez admitted to one incident, saying he threw the child up into the air and then did not catch her. He is also alleged to have pushed hard on the bump on her head in an attempt to push it back in.
The toddler also suffered prior head injuries and a broken arm.
Martinez is facing felony injury to a child charges.
The child’s mother, Nancy Colomo-Gonzalez, is charged with injury to a child by omission.