CENTRAL, S.C. (WSPA)- A man from Central is facing child abuse charges after deputies say he fractured his 4-month-old son’s skull.
The Pickens County Sheriff’s Office arrested 24-year-old Nicholas Kyle Brown Thursday.
Deputies say a local hospital notified them about suspicious injuries found on an infant.
Investigators say the infant had multiple injuries including skull fractures, multiple broken ribs and a broken arm.
A forensic examination showed that the abuse occurred over a period of time.
Brown is charged with abuse/inflicting great bodily injury to a child and was given a $40,000 bond.
Deputies say two other children in the home, ages 1 and 4, were placed into foster care.
The 4-month-old has also been placed into foster care and continues to recover.
They say his injuries are not life threatening.