Baby’s checkup leads to Child Abuse charges against metro Detroit father
HARRISON TOWNSHIP, MI – Deputies from the Macomb County Sheriff’s Office were called to St. John Hospital in Detroit for a child abuse complain involving a two-month-old from Harrison Township.
The child was originally taken into her doctor’s office for a scheduled visit and then transferred to the hospital after showing possible signs of abuse.
She is currently in stable condition.
Deputies and detectives searched the child’s home and spoke with several people, including the child’s parents.
Her father, 27-year-old Matthew Lee Virgin was taken into custody and lodged at the Macomb County Jail for child abuse.
He was issued a warrant for one count of first degree child abuse by the Macomb County Prosecutor’s Office.