Clarksville, TN – Penselyn Loyola was arrested earlier this week after reportedly admitting to police that she had dropped her newborn child three times in one month and failed to seek medical assistance each time.
The 1-month-old infant was admitted to the hospital Monday with a fractured skull and ribs, and bleeding of the brain. When questioned, Loyola told police she had dropped the baby down a down a flight of stairs once, and twice more while attempting to bathe it in the shower. She also recalled the child had recently been hit in the head with a video game controller.
Not only did she fail to seek medical attention, she also failed to inform her husband of the numerous little oopsies.
Loyola, 24, is being held on $1 million bail, and is facing charges of aggravated child abuse. The child is currently listed as medically unstable.Tags: Child Abuse, Penselyn Loyola, Tennessee