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Officials: 2-month-old on life support after father admits to severe beating

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An infant is on life support after police said the child's father admitted to harming the child.

According to an arrest slip, Donnie Rowe, 28, provided detectives with a Mirandized statement in which he admitted to inflicting severe injuries on his 2-month-old.

Officials said the infant has been receiving medical treatment since Saturday for multiple skull fractures, retinal hemorrhages and several other documented injuries that are consistent with abusive head trauma.

The arrest slip said the infant is currently on life support and it's unknown if he will survive the injuries.

Rowe is charged with assault and criminal abuse.

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