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Bail set at half-million dollars for Piqua man accused of injuring infant son

Published: Monday, January 07, 2019 @ 3:52 PM
Updated: Monday, January 07, 2019 @ 10:24 PM

Brent Hennon, 19, of Piqua, was arraigned in Miami County Municipal Court Tuesday morning where he received a $50,000 bond. He was charged with felonious assault.

UPDATE @ 10:25 p.m.: Judge Jeannine Pratt, seeking to correct incorrect information she received about bail in Brent William Hennon II’s case accusing him of injuring his infant son, increased his bail to $500,000 late Monday afternoon.

EARLIER REPORT (Jan. 7)

A Piqua man accused of critically injuring his infant son in November pleaded not guilty Monday to felony indictments of felonious assault and child endangering.

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Brent William Hennon II, 19, made the pleas in Miami County Common Pleas Court, where Judge Jeannine Pratt set bail at $100,000. 

He was arrested in late November on a felonious assault charge for allegedly assaulting his 2-week-old son in Piqua.

Piqua police said the child suffered “multiple skull fractures as well as fractures of ribs and extremities” while in his father’s care. 

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The child, Marley Hennon, was taken to Dayton Children’s Hospital in critical condition. 

The grand jury heard the case and returned the indictments in late December. 

The charges are second-degree felonies, which carry prison time of up to eight years each. 

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A pretrial hearing was scheduled for Jan. 15.