A Taylorville man is in custody on Wednesday following an investigation into an injury of a 5-month-old child. 23-year-old Daniel S. Dailey of Taylorville was arrested after Taylorville Police investigated a child that was transported to Springfield for treatment. The child had suffered a broken bone and showed other signs of abuse.
TPD investigations unit worked with DCFS and after several interviews and medical reports, found they had enough evidence to show child abuse. DCFS conducted its investigation into protecting the child from future harm. Dailey was taken into custody facing charges of aggravated battery to a child. Stay tuned to Regional Radio News for more on this story.