Foster Father Indicted for Injury to a Child



CORPUS CHRISTI - A grand jury has indicted Irving Patrick, 46, for injury to a child. Police arrested Patrick last year for allegedly shaking his 2-year-old foster daughter because she wouldn't go to sleep. According to the arrest warrant issued last September, Patrick claimed he tried performing CPR on the hurt child. The toddler was hospitalized with a fractured skull, brain injuries, burns on her chest and underarms, and two broken ribs. The little girl survived and was placed with another foster family.