Ben Hill County man indicted in toddler beating -, Albany News, Weather, Sports

Ben Hill County man indicted in toddler beating

Posted: Updated:

By  Stephanie Springer  - bio | email

ALBANY, GA (WALB) –A Ben Hill County man was formally indicted by a grand jury yesterday in the beating of a 2-year old toddler.

22-year old Noah Larkin was indicted on one count aggravated assault, one count aggravated battery and two counts of cruelty to children.

Investigators say Larkin left his girlfriends 2-year old son Cedric Taylor with serious head injuries and a partially collapsed lung in November.

The Ben Hill County Sheriff's Office says the toddler was diagnosed with Shaken Baby Syndrome.

Investigators say the 2-year old toddler is undergoing rehab and making progress. He is expected to come home sometime next week.

 ©2010 WALB News. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.  Feedback