Rusty Garrett here with the weekend outlook: Sun and clouds both Saturday and Sunday with daytime high temps in the mid and upper 50s. Merry Christmas!
HOUSTON (January 16, 2014) Angel Martinez, 26, was in the Harris County Jail Thursday charged with injury to a child in an incident that left his 2-year-old stepdaughter blind.
He was ordered held on $75,000 bond.
He was arrested Monday after an investigation that started when the toddler’s mother took the girl to a hospital on Dec. 12.
A criminal complaint says Martinez told investigators he threw the girl into the air, but failed to catch her and her head hit a chair.
Doctors said the injuries didn’t appear to be accidental.
The girl’s mother faces a charge of injury to a child by omission.
On Thursday a spokesman for the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston said under federal rules he was not allowed to release any information about the girl’s condition.
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