UPDATE 7/03: On July 2 around 7:56 p.m., the child was pronounced dead in Lubbock. Timothy Allen Penn was subsequently charged with capital murder on July 3 for the death of a child under 10 years of age.
UPDATE 6/27: Another arrest has been made in the case of a 5-month-old who was transported to the hospital last week with life-threatening injuries. Officials arrested 22-year-old Tiffany Enriquez, of Midland, on Monday evening in Lubbock. She was charged with injury to a child and booked into the Lubbock County Detention Center. The investigation by the Midland Police Department found that Enriquez’ lack of action led directly to the child suffering serious bodily injury; she now faces a first degree felony charge. The child was still in critical condition at the time of her arrest.
Original Post on 6/22: A Midland man was arrested after a 5-month-old was transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries late Wednesday evening.
Midland Police Department arrested 28-year-old Timothy Allen Penn for injury to a child early this morning after he stated to officers that he struck the child multiple times. The child sustained several serious injuries and is currently in critical condition.
The investigation into the incident is ongoing.