Southern Md. Police Beat / Baby’s Brain Bleed Blamed on Relative, Say Cops

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Calvin Marcus Martin charged with assault on baby.

Calvin Marcus Martin charged with assault on baby.

Baby’s Brain Bleed Blamed on Relative, Say Cops

HOLLYWOOD, MD. — St. Mary’s Sheriff Tim Cameron reports that on Saturday, November 21, 2015, a six-week-old victim was admitted to MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital for seizures. Based on the victim’s medical status, the victim was transferred to MedStar Georgetown Hospital for further treatment.

According to medical tests, the victim was suffering from a brain bleed on the back of the head. Based on comprehensive testing doctors were unable to find any medical conditions that may have caused the bleed.

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Detective R. Merritt determined injuries were caused by a relative of the victim. The six-week-old-victim began to display signs of injury after being cared for by the relative.

A warrant was requested for the suspect, Calvin Marcus Martin, age 23, of Hollywood. He was located and placed under arrest by Detective R. Merritt. Martin was transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center and charged with First Degree Child Abuse and Second Degree Child Abuse.

He is being held on a $750,000 bond.

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