Man Charged In Connection With Child’s Injuries

News from the Jackson County Prosecutor’s Office
Jean Peters Baker, Prosecutor

415 E. 12th Street, Kansas City, Missouri 64106 ● (816) 881-3555

For immediate release
July 11, 2014

Man charged in connection with child’s injuries

A Raytown man has been charged in connection with injuries sustained by an infant, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced today.

James D Reddell, dob: 7/24/1964, faces Domestic Assault in the 1st Degree, Abuse of a Child, and Endangering the Welfare of a Child.*

According to court records, the victim’s mother told police she had left the 6-month-old infant in Reddell’s care on July 11. After she returned home the victim was limp and the child’s left eye would not open. The child began to have convulsions and was having trouble breathing. A physician told police the injuries were not consistent with accidental injuries.

Prosecutors have requested a bond of $500,000.

See attached documents.

For more information, contact:

Mike Mansur
Public Information Officer
Jackson County Prosecutor
(816) 881-3812 (office)
(816) 674-3954 (mobile)
mmansur@jacksongov.org
http://jacksoncountyprosecutor.net/

*Charges are only accusations and the defendant is presumed innocent unless anduntil the defendant is either found guilty or has pleaded.

James Reddell

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