Dayton man indicted, accused of punching woman holding a baby

DAYTON — A 34-year-old Dayton man was indicted on multiple charges after police said he punched his wife while she was feeding a baby, causing her to drop the baby.

Akeem Kafumba was indicted on felonious assault, domestic violence and endangering children charges Wednesday.

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Police responded to the 1600 block of West Second Street on Sept. 5.

According to court records, Kafumba was accused of punching his wife multiple times in the head, face and mouth.

“He then strangled her while telling her he was going to kill her,” a statement of facts filed in Dayton Municipal Court read.

Kafumba’s wife was take to the hospital with multiple injuries, including a broken jaw, court records read.

Kafumba is currently being held in the Montgomery County Jail.