Man charged with neglect after baby falls out window

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A North Fork man was arrested Tuesday morning after his 8-1/2-month-old son crawled out of a vehicle window and fell on his head while left unattended, the Madera County Sheriff’s Department reported.

Marc McMurrain, 33, was charged with felony child neglect as well as misdemeanor battery charges after assaulting a KMPH news crew covering the story, sheriff’s spokeswoman Erica Stuart said.

A witness in the area when the infant crawled out of the window called 911.

The boy was rushed to an area hospital with head injuries and is expected to make a full recovery, Stuart said. He is in the custody of Child Protective Services...

 

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