A Greeley man has been arrested for child abuse resulting in the death of an 18-month-old girl.
Andy Serrel Carter, 26, was arrested on child abuse charges resulting in death and booked into Weld County Jail on Thursday.
The incident occurred July 2 when the Weld County Department of Human Services requested Greeley Police to respond to the Children’s Hospital in Aurora, authorities said. A young child had been flown from Northern Colorado Medical Center with a severe brain bleed.
Lifesaving measures didn’t save the girl, who died from her injuries, according to police
Police say that the baby was in the care of Carter, who was the boyfriend of the baby’s mother but not the child’s father.
Carter was watching the baby in 2400 block of Ash Avenue in Greeley and took the child to the emergency room, Greeley police said.
Greeley Police Department said an investigation revealed probable cause and led to Carter’s arrest on charges that are worthy of a Class 2 felony. He was booked into the Weld County Jail with no bond.
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