SHERIFF: Jacksonville Man Charged With Abusing His 4-Month-Old Boy

A Jacksonville man is locked up after warrants say he abused his 4 month old son.

Sheriff Ed Brown says that 23-year-old Cody Owens was charged on Thursday with assault on a child under 12 years of age and intentional child abuse to cause serious injury.

Sheriff Brown says according to his investigators, Owens threw his 4-month-old son to the ground, which is said to have caused bleeding on the child’s brain.

Owen’s is locked up on a $80,000 secured bond and has an April 21st court date.

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