SC dad arrested after 5-month-old son found with cracked skull

SC dad arrested after 5-month-old son found with cracked skull (Image 1)
SC dad arrested after 5-month-old son found with cracked skull (Image 1)

HANAHAN, SC (WCBD) – A 5 month old child is in critical condition and his father is charged with nearly killing him, according to authorities.

The boy remains at MUSC Monday and has been placed into protective custody.

The Hanahan Police Department arrested Derek Allan Stinson, of 5820 Murray Drive, Hanahan,  with Infliction of Great Bodily Injury upon a Child.

Stinson's 5-month-old son was transported to MUSC on Thursday evening by EMS and found to have a skull fracture and bleeding and swelling on the brain.

A bond judge set bond at $250,000 on Saturday.

This charge carries a maximum of 20 years in prison. He remains in the Hill-Finklea Detention Center.

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