West Harrison dad guilty of abusing newborn girl

WEST HARRISON, IN (FOX19) - A West Harrison, Indiana father is found guilty on charges he viscously abused his newborn daughter.

In October of 2011, Joshua Schulkers' newborn baby girl was taken to Cincinnati Children's hospital.

According to a press release, the hospital discovered the baby had a skull fracture, seven rib fractures and a lacerated liver.

Officers say Schulkers gave different accounts of what happened to the child. Later, Schulkers told police "he squeezed her until he heard a 'noise'".

A Dearborn County jury found Schulkers guilty of aggravated battery, three counts of child neglect and battery of a child.

He will be sentenced at a later date.

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