By Heartland News
SIKESTON, MO (KFVS) - A Sikeston man faces child abuse charges for beating an eight-month-old baby.
Police arrested 18-year-old Kevin Dixon after finding his girlfriend's baby injured and not breathing.
Police say the child's family told them Dixon was caring for the baby last week at a home on sunset when it happened.
The baby suffers from injuries that police call consistent with high impact blunt force trama.