Tuesday, 27 June 2017 12:03

Akron Dad Charged with Child Endangering

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Akron Police say it wasn't a one-time incident of child abuse that lead to the arrest of Melijah Isiah Lacy, 21, of Sheridan Avenue in Akron. 

Back on June 24th, Lacy's three-month-old child was taken to the doctor for a routine check up. The child was immediately taken to Akron Children's Hospital where staff found a brain bleed and multiple fractured ribs. They determined that the injuries were consistent with the baby being shaken on more than one occassion. 

A subsequent investigation lead police to the child's father, Lacy. He was arrested Tuesday morning on felony child endangering charges and was scheduled to be booked in Summit County Jail. 

The baby was placed in custody of Summit County Children's Services. 

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