McCracken County Man Accused of Child Abuse

A man is facing charges after an infant was severely injured and in critical condition. Matthew Frizzell, 22, was arrested Monday afternoon on a charge of first-degree criminal abuse – child 12 and under. Police say they were dispatched to a hospital on Saturday, July 31 when a 34-day-old infant was brought in with severe injuries. The infant was transferred to an out-of-state hospital and remains in critical condition. Medical staff told police the baby’s injuries were consistent with abuse. Frizzell was booked into McCracken County Regional Jail.

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