Child abuse investigation underway after 7-month-old critically injured in Brownwood


BROWNWOOD, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) – A child abuse investigation is underway after a 7-month-old child was critically injured in Brownwood. 

Emergency crews found the infant suffering from undisclosed injuries at an apartment on the 300 block of Bluffview Road around 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, according to a press release from the Brownwood Police Department. 

The press release states the infant was transported to a local hospital then flown via medical helicopter to Cook Children’s Medical Center in Ft. Worth to continue receiving treatment. 

He is in critical condition but the extent of his injuries has not been released. 

No suspects have been arrested in connection to the infant’s injuries, however, the press release states the mother’s boyfriend, Evan Williford, 21, was taken into custody for Possession of Marijuana in Drug-Free Zone. 

The Texas Rangers, Child Protective Services, and the Brownwood Police Department are now conducting a child abuse investigation. No further information is available at this time.

Stick with BigCountryHomepage for any updates on this breaking news story. 

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