John Waters arrested for punching 3-month-old son
Authorities say a Volusia County man was arrested for punching his 3-month-old son in the stomach twice and then slapping him across the mouth. Investigators say the baby was hospitalized with five fractured ribs.
Authorities say Waters, his girlfriend and the baby, were at their Holly Hill home sleeping on their bed on Monday, when the baby started crying. Officials say Waters told detectives he rolled over and punched the infant twice on the stomach with a closed fist. Authorities say that later he picked up the child to give him his bottle and slapped him across the mouth because he still would not