Piqua police arrest father, 19, suspected of physically assaulting newborn son

Brent William Hennon II, of Piqua, is being detained in the Miami County Jail pending the filing of a formal charge of felonious assault against the child.

Hennon is believed to be the boyfriend of the boy’s mother.

Brent William Hennon II
Photo: MIAMI COUNTY JAIL

He was arrested at a residence on Fourth Street on Friday afternoon, not long after police and medics were dispatched to the residence on a report of a child not breathing. Hennon was booked into the jail just after 5:30 p.m. Monday, according to online jail records.

INITIAL REPORT

Piqua police are investigating life-threatening injuries suffered by a 2-week-old boy, Deputy Chief Marty Grove said Monday.
Medics and police were called around 3:30 p.m. Friday to a city residence on a report of an infant not breathing. The newborn was revived and taken to Upper Valley Medical Center and later transferred to Dayton Children's Hospital, Grove said. 

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The baby was in critical condition Monday, Grove said, noting the child was found to have “multiple injuries, including some deemed to be life-threatening.”
Detectives are investigating. No charges have been filed.

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