Man Allegedly Fatally Hits, Kills Baby With Chair

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (CBS4) – A man accused of abusing an 11-month-old child is behind bars in Larimer County.

Juan Francisco Canales Hernandez, 24, was arrested following an investigation. Investigators say the mother and Hernandez brought the child to the hospital on Wednesday.

Juan Hernandez (credit: Larimer County Sheriff's Office)

Juan Hernandez (credit: Larimer County Sheriff’s Office)

Hernandez allegedly hit the baby with a chair at an apartment in Fort Collins.

The baby died from injuries on Friday.

Court records show the man is not the child’s father. Police say he has confessed to the alleged abuse.


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