Sheriff's officials in Houston say a 27-year-old man is in custody after his 2-week-old son died after being severely beaten.
The Harris County Sheriff's Office said in a statement Thursday that Luis Angel Pacheco-Cruz initially was charged with injury to a child but that charges now will be upgraded following the death of Daniel Pacheco.
Authorities say the infant was taken Monday to a Katy hospital where doctors told investigators that his injuries were inconsistent with the father's explanation that he dropped the child on a concrete floor while changing the boy's diaper.
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Investigators say Daniel had "numerous blunt force injuries to his skull" and other injuries elsewhere on his body.
Pacheco was being held Thursday in the Harris County jail on a $250,000 bond.
Online jail records don't indicate whether he has an attorney.