The Provincial Court of Santa Cruz de Tenerife has condemned two and a half years in prison to a neighbor of Arona what left her four-month-old baby incapacitated by "jerking him around" because I kept crying. The ruling condemns him as the author of a crime of injuries with the mitigating of undue delay and confession.
In addition to the criminal conviction, the defendant must compensate the mother of the child with 330,035.56 euros for the injuries caused, which have left him incapacitated for life to fend for himself, according to sources of the Superior Court of Justice of the Canary Islands (TSJC).
The Second Section of the Provincial Court of Santa Cruz de Tenerife has notified this Wednesday. October 17, the sentence, which states proven that at 12.00 hours on June 25, 2013, the accused, while he was at home, taking care of his son of just four months, as the child began to cry insistently, "with the intention of undermining" his physical integrity "he shook him sharply on several occasions, in order to stop crying."
As a consequence of this violent action, the child suffered several serious injuries, among others, intracranial and retinal hemorrhages, cerebral hypoxia, status epilepticus, cerebral atrophy and rib fracture, "what is known as the syndrome of the shaken child".
According to the Sala, as a consequence of this aggression, the minor has had several permanent sequelae, including a delay in the "severe" psychomotor development that incapacitates him for life to develop daily functions and forces him to be assisted forever by a person, "not being able to take care of himself". To move you need a wheelchair.
The judgment, which condemns the defendant's costs, is subject to appeal Supreme Court (TS)