Rockford woman charged in severe beating of 5-month-old


Photo: Rockford Police Department

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — 21-year-old Porshay Paden was indicted by a Winnebago Grand Jury on Wednesday for allegedly beating a 5-month-old baby, causing skull fractures and a brain injury.

On August 20th, Rockford Police say they responded to a residence in the 700 block of Belmont Avenue where they found the child, not breathing.

At a local hospital, doctors found multiple skull fractures and a brain injury.

Paden was charged with Aggravated Battery to a Child and Aggravated Domestic Battery.

Paden faces up to 30 years in prison if convicted. She is scheduled to be arraigned on September 13th.


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