hospital baby infirmary incubator bed 390.
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Police arrested a 24-year-old Ashkelon man on Wednesday on suspicion that he
shook his infant niece, leaving her in serious condition.
Magistrate’s Court decided to extend the man’s remand until
According to police, about a week ago the baby’s parents took her
to Ashkelon’s Barzilai Medical Center where doctors diagnosed her with internal
cranial bleeding. She was then moved to the children’s emergency ward of of the
Soroka University Medical Center in Beersheba, where she remains in critical
condition. Hospital staff at Barzilai notified police after they examined the
baby, and reported that they suspected that someone may have shaken the baby,
due to the nature of the injuries.
Police said that they interviewed all
family members and anyone else who was near the baby before the incident
happened, but focused in on the uncle, who they said, linked himself to the
Police said the man has no violent criminal record and
the family is completely normative by any standard.