Man breaks son's arm, waits to take him to the hospital

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Decatur - Police say a man broke his own son's arm.

 

John Murphy, 39, faces aggravated domestic charges and domestic battery. Police say the man broke the child's arm by pushing him. Murphy waited to take the child to the ER until the next morning. He said his son had fallen off his bed that morning.

 

Police also say as an infant the boy had a fractured skull. Murphy is behind bars on a bond of $30,000.

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