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Denton Father Accused of Beating Baby to Death

Police say Emilio Morales admitted to beating the infant several times in the head

A Denton man faces charges after police say he beat his infant son to death Sunday.

Denton police and fire responded to an unconscious person call in the 2900 block of Desert Drive on Sunday about 7 a.m. Paramedics determined the child had died.

Autopsy results showed the child sustained serious bodily injury.

Emilio Morales admitted to beating the infant in the head multiple times with a closed fist, police said. He was taken into custody without incident shortly after 5 p.m. Monday.

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