Dad accused in ‘horrific case of child abuse’
Police in Livingston County have arrested a 35-year-old man accused of abusing his two-month-old son.
Brock M. Hyde, 35, of Nunda was charged with second-degree assault and reckless assault of a child, both felonies, according to Nunda Police.
Hyde, a three-time convicted felon who was released on parole in 2014, is accused of causing severe injuries to his son in what authorities called “a horrific case of child abuse,” according to a news release from Nunda Police Sgt. Stephen Rapp.
The boy suffered a fractured skull, 11 fractured ribs in various stages of healing, a dual eye retinal hemorrhage, fluid and swelling on the brain and a broken bone in his foot, police said.