Mom Arrested After Son Suffers Head Trauma: Police | NBC Connecticut

Mom Arrested After Son Suffers Head Trauma: Police



    Vernon Police
    Amanda McGuire

    A Vernon mother has been arrested in connection with the severe abuse of her 3-month-old son.

    Police have arrested Amanda McGuire, 24, of Hansen Drive in Vernon, and said her baby son suffered a serious head injury, according to police.

    Police said the little boy was taken to Connecticut Children’s Medical Center on December 11 and admitted to the intensive care unit to be treated for life-threatening injuries.

    The little boy sustained significant disability, according to police, and in the custody of the state Department of Children and Families

    A warrant was issued, charging McGuire with first-degree assault and risk of injury to a minor.

    She was also charged with second-degree false statement because of her initial statements to Vernon detectives.

    Police arrested McGuire on Monday and the court set bond for McGuire at $250,000.
    She is due in Rockville Superior Court on Jan. 28.

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