Arthur Torrez sentenced to 30 years for causing serious injury to a child

Published: Aug. 9, 2022 at 6:38 PM CDT|Updated: Aug. 12, 2022 at 5:30 PM CDT
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LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - Arthur Torrez has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for seriously injuring a child in 2017. He will not be eligible for parole until he serves half his sentence.

Torrez was found guilty of aggravated assault of a family member with a deadly weapon.

Police say he shook the child and caused her to strike a hard surface.

Police records show Torrez called 911 in February of 2017, reporting the child was unresponsive.

Paramedics originally thought the child was suffering a medical issue, but doctors at the hospital reported suspicious injuries.

Officers arrested Torrez in July of 2020, but grand jurors did not indict him for a crime until just a few weeks ago.

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