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Dover Police Arrest Man for Assaulting 1-Year-Old Child 4-7-2014

Incident #: 50-14-8156   Date/Time: Saturday, April 5th, at 1:16PM

Location: 100 Block Lakeview Drive, Dover, DE

On Saturday, April 5th at approximately 1:16PM, officers from the Dover Police Department responded to an apartment in the 100 block of Lakeview Drive in reference to a report of child abuse.  Detectives from the Dover Police Department conducted an investigation and discovered that Marcus Miller (22) used a belt to strike his 1-year old son numerous times, causing substantial pain, bruising, and swelling on the child’s back.  Miller was arrested and charged with Assault 2nd Degree, Child Abuse 2nd Degree, and Endangering the Welfare of a Child (4 counts).  Miller was committed to James T. Vaughn Correctional Center in lieu of $11,000 bond.  The child is in custody of other family members at this time.

Marcus Miller Age: 22
Marcus Miller
Age: 22