Father accused in beating that broke daughter's ribs, skull - WSMV Channel 4

Father accused in beating that broke daughter's ribs, skull

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ASHLAND CITY, TN (WSMV) -

A Cheatham County man is accused of beating his 7-week-old daughter, leaving her in critical condition.

Police say Wesley Scott and the child's mother took the infant to Gateway Medical Center in Clarksville, claiming she had suffered a seizure.

Doctors found 24 broken ribs and skull fractures.

Police talked to Scott and say he admitted to hurting the child.

The baby is now receiving care at Vanderbilt Children's Hospital.

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