East Texas father charged with injury to a child

Wednesday, December 22, 2010 - 11:24am

TYLER - 23-year-old Saul Lino admitted to deputies Monday night that he was lying. He originally told officials he dropped the two month old by accident and the child's 13-month old sister jumped on the child.

Lino now tells investigators he was drunk and became frustrated with the child. He then says he punched the baby in the face.

Lino is now in the Smith County jail and his bail has been set at $500,000.

Child protective services says they are still working on this case, and said the full extent of the toddlers injuries, but say their is possibility of permanent brain damage.


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