Spokane Valley Major Crimes Detectives are investigating the abuse of an 8-week old baby who sustained possible life-threatening injuries, arrested the baby’s father 24-year-old Beau R. Jones, charging him with Assault of a Child 1st Degree.
On March 17, 2019, at approximately 9:50 p.m., Spokane Valley Deputy Andrew Richmond responded to a hospital emergency room for the report of an 8-week old baby who had arrived with possible life-threatening injuries.
Deputy Richmond spoke to hospital staff and Jones about his son’s severe injuries. Major Crimes Detectives were called to the scene to continue the investigation.
After the interviews, Detectives developed probable cause to charge Jones with Assault of a Child 1st Degree, and he was transported and booked into the Spokane County Jail where he is being held on a $1,000,000 bond.
This investigation is active and ongoing; no further information is available.
Corporal Mark Gregory
Spokane County Sheriff’s Office
Spokane Valley Police Department
Public Information Officer