Hartsville man sentenced to 7 years for abusing two-month-old daughter

(DARLINGTON, S.C.) –  August 23, 2018 – Fredrick Walker, 27, of Hartsville, pleaded guilty Wednesday to one count of Unlawful Neglect of a child in front of Judge Roger Henderson. Judge Henderson sentenced him to seven years in prison for the physical abuse of his two-month-old daughter.

A medical examination of the child showed seven different breaks and fractures in her body in various stages of healing. The defendant had been previously convicted for physically abusing his older daughter.

Unlawful conduct carries up to 10 years in prison and the Attorney General’s Office made no recommendation on sentencing.

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