Man charged in murder of two-year old
April 15, 2018--8:19 a.m.
FLOYD COUNTY POLICE
A 38-year old Rome man has been charged with the murder of a two-year-old child.
According to Floyd County Police, officers responded to a call regarding an unresponsive child on Friday.
During the investigation, it was discovered that the two-year-old and a five-year-old were left in the care of Hassan Rashad of a Dodd Boulevard address.
The two-year-old child had been severely injured and suffered multiple internal injuries and died as a result of those injuries.
The act was committed in the presence of the five-year-old.
As a result of the investigation, Rashad was charged with felony murder, aggravated battery, aggravated assault, and two counts of 1st-degree cruelty to children.