Mother’s boyfriend facing child abuse
charges for critically injuring Brownwood
BROWNWOOD, TX – A Brownwood man accused critically injuring his girlfriend’s infant son is now facing felony child abuse charges.
Evan Williford, 21, is charged with 1st Degree Injury to a Child in connection to the serious bodily injury a 7-month-old.
Emergency crews found the infant suffering from undisclosed injuries at an apartment on the 300 block of Bluffview Road around 6:00 p.m. Tuesday.
He was initially transported to a local hospital then flown via medical helicopter to Cook Children’s Medical Center in Ft. Worth to continue receiving treatment.
His current condition is not known at this time, and the extent of his injuries has not been released.
Williford was arrested at the scene of the crime for unrelated drug charges.
The child abuse charge was added during an investigation headed by the Texas Rangers, Child Protective Services, and the Brownwood Police Department.
The investigation is still ongoing.