This week's local crime and court updates from Casper Star-Tribune.
(5) updates to this series since Updated
The baby was found to have 26 rib fractures and five broken bones in his legs, leading to the arrest of his father on 31 counts of alleged aggravated child abuse.
Officers responded to a report of suspected child abuse in August, finding the child with extensive bruising, brain bleeding and swelling, organ damage and several scratches.
Michael A. Mayer, who knew the victim from the Kingdom Hall in Casper, accepted a plea deal in Natrona County District Court.
Roderick Craythorn of Syracuse, Utah, admitted to digging in the Fort Yellowstone Cemetery inside Yellowstone National Park.