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Family says daughter suffered from medical issue, not father's abuse

on Mon, 05/05/2014 - 21:28
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Family says daughter suffered from medical issue, not father's abuse

A father was jailed for six months accused of abusing his then-3-week-old daughter. Now, he's out free on a reduced bond after doctors came forward in his defense.



Lance Finner was believed to be the one responsible when the daughter broke multiple bones.

"He fell asleep holding her and, when he woke up, she was on the ground," says wife Marquita Finner.

The couple immediately rushed to the hospital and told the staff what happened, but no one believed their story. Doctors said, rather, someone had shaken the baby which is why the bones had broken.

"It sickens me; it sickened him.