Wolfforth man sentenced to 55 years for shaking baby - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

8/7/09

Wolfforth man sentenced to 55 years for shaking baby

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Source: Lubbock Co. Sheriff Source: Lubbock Co. Sheriff

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - A jury sentenced a Wolfforth man to 55 years in prison with a $10,000 fine Friday for shaking his child.

Prosecutors say Richard Esch shook the baby so badly that she was not responding and had to be airlifted the to University Medical Center in March of 2005. The infant was reportedly put on a ventilator and suffered several broken ribs.

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