The man accused of assaulting his four-month-old son, shaking it until it causes irreversible injuries, has pleaded guilty to the facts. As reported Tuesday Radio Club Tenerife the prosecutor, who initially had requested six years in prison, in addition to the disqualification of 10 years for the exercise of parental rights and compensation of 600,000 euros for the child, has reduced the request to two years and a half, while the defense asks to reduce it even more, staying in a year and a half.
The acts They happened in Santiago del Teide in 2013 when the accused, after the baby began to cry insistently, shook sharply, causing intracranial hemorrhages, retinal hemorrhages, cerebral hypoxia and edema, which meant hospitalization for 52 days .
The injuries caused in the child were finally irreversible, generating a severe limitation of all daily functions and a high degree of dependence, having to use a wheelchair permanently. The verdict will be known in the coming days.