Man Arrested For Injury to a Child

Man Arrested For Injury to a Child

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA – One man is behind bars following an incident early Monday morning.

Odessa Police tell NewsWest 9, they were called out to Medical Center Hospital in reference to an injured 3-month-old female.

An investigation revealed that the infant had sustained serious bodily injury to the head and bodily injury all throughout the rest of the body.

According to the report, further investigation revealed that the mother's boyfriend, 23-year-old Jordan Tennell-Miles, was the only person with the child when the injuries occurred.

Tennell-Miles admitted to biting the infant on the leg but advised he didn't know how the infant sustained any of the other injuries.

The infant is currently being treated at Lubbock's Covenant Hospital.

Tennell-Miles has been charged with one count of injury to a child.