http://media.www.cm-life.com/media/s...-3754602.shtmlA 28-year-old Mount Pleasant resident is facing multiple charges resulting from allegedly strangling his 8-month old daughter.
Wayne Allen Hartley is lodged in Isabella County Jail on a $1 million dollar bond and was charged with assault with intent to commit murder, assault with intent to do great bodily harm less than murder, child abuse and domestic violence.
Isabella County Sheriff Department Undersheriff Laude Hartrum said Hartley allegedly strangled his daughter while his wife was away.
"He used his hands to assault the child when his wife wasn't home," he said.
According to a statement from the Isabella County Sheriff's Department, Hartley's wife and the victim's mother found her daughter bruised in bed Tuesday morning.
The victim's mother then proceeded to take her daughter to Central Michigan Community Hospital and Hartley was arrested after police questioned him.
According to a press release, the mother of the victim asked her husband what had happened to the child and did not believe the husband's answer.