New York, September 21: In a horrifying incident, a man in Texas, US, reportedly attacked his six-year-old neighbour with a baseball bat in what the authorities termed as a "random attack". The boy has remained comatose in a hospital for over a week following a brutal assault by his 39-year-old neighbour. The accused has been arrested and charged for the assault.
As per the New York Post, Jeremy suffered brain swelling and multiple skull fractures after Daniel Logan attacked him with the bat around 5 a.m. on Sept. 11 in Georgetown. The accused, Daniel Logan, reportedly broke into Jeremy's home and unleashed the assault. US Horror: Couple Arrested for Performing Sex Acts on Children, Producing Child Pornography in Florida; Faces Life Imprisonment.
According to the arrest affidavit, in addition to assaulting the young boy, Logan also struck his own mother in the face with the baseball bat. He now faces charges of injury to a child and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, both classified as first-degree felonies. If convicted, these charges could lead to a maximum prison sentence of up to 99 years. It is worth noting that Logan has no prior criminal record in Texas, as indicated by public records.
The affidavit added that when a detective initially arrived at the scene in Georgetown, Texas, Logan's wife reported that she was awakened by loud banging noises in the early morning hours of September 11. She couldn't find her husband and noticed that the back door of their residence was ajar. She proceeded to exit through the back door and observed a breach in the picket fence that her family shared with the boy's parents. Furthermore, the document noted that she noticed the glass of the back patio door at their neighbour's house had been shattered. US Horror: Nine-Month-Old Boy Dies After Teenage Mother Mixes Baby Formula With Fentanyl in Florida, 17-Year-Old Woman Arrested.
The affidavit mentioned that Logan's wife informed the detective that she heard screams coming from both her mother-in-law and the boy's mother inside the house. Logan's wife said she saw the boy's mother walking out of the neighbour's back patio door. Logan's mother was covered in blood from her face down to her shirt, the affidavit said.
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