Man indicted for hitting crying infant

Posted by Charles Gazaway - email

LEXINGTON, KY (WAVE) – A Fayette County grand jury has returned an indictment against a Lexington father who police say hit his two-month-old daughter after she would not stop crying.

24-year-old Matthew Leonard was indicted for criminal abuse. In early May, police say he hit his daughter's head on a hard object/

The little girl is still in the hospital in fair condition.

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