Troy Man Arrested For Beating Three-Month-Old

TROY, MO (KMOX) – Lincoln County police have arrested a man who they say admitted hurting his three-month-old daughter.

23-year-old Mark Bingle of Troy is being held in Lincoln County Jail. His daughter was admitted to Cardinal Glennon Hospital last Friday with rib fractures, a leg fracture, and multiple bruises, according to police.

During an interview with police, Bingle alledgedly admitted to squeezing the infant on several occasions and placing her head in a pillow to stop her from crying. While squeezing the young girl, Bingle says he could hear cracking noises, according to police.

Bingle is being held on $50,000 cash-only bond. His daughter remains hospitalized at Cardinal Glennon but is expected to recover.

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