Future prison sentence for the man who broke a baby’s ribs and legs
Connecticut man to receive prison sentence on September 29th for breaking the ribs and legs of his weeks old baby.
A Connecticut man is well on his way to doing hard time in prison after fracturing the ribs and legs of his baby, whom was only a few weeks old, back in 2015.
The Bulletin, a news source in Connecticut, reports that Jarod Trudeau signed a guilty plea to second-degree assault and risk of injury to a minor.
Trudeau is looking at 10 years in prison, suspended after seven, and five years of probation at the sentencing scheduled by the judge for September 29.
Trudeau, 34 years old, entered the guilty plea under the Alford doctrine, which states a defendant may not agree with all the prosecution’s evidence, but the defendant admits there is enough evidence for a conviction.
Trudeau’s baby was taken to the hospital in July 2015 when the baby’s mother and grandmother realized the baby was extremely and easily irritable. They also took notice of swollen extremities the baby had not had before.
Trudeau claims the injuries the baby suffered were due to “rough play” and handling the baby improperly. Regardless of Trudeau’s claims, the plea deal will likely place him behind bars for several years to come.