Martinez bound over for death of infant

36-year old Francisco Javier Martinez of North Logan has been ordered to stand trial on charges of first degree felony child abuse homicide. Following a preliminary hearing in First District Court, Judge Kevin Allen ruled there was sufficient evidence for Martinez to stand trial.Martinez is charged in connection with the death of his four-month old son who died from internal injuries inflicted to the head on November 29th. Martinez was arrested after an investigation and after conferring with doctors at Primary Children’s Medical Center. The infant was taken by ambulance following a call to his home where it was reported a baby was not breathing. He died two days later and North Park Police say the injuries were consistent with the so-called “shaken baby syndrome.”

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