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Police say Killeen man attacked, injured 10-year-old daughter

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Posted: Monday, May 5, 2014 11:30 pm

A 43-year-old Killeen man is facing felony charges after police say he attacked and injured his young daughter.

Juan Dedios Machuca Jr. was arraigned by Justice of the Peace Garland Potvin on Saturday on a second-degree felony charge of injury to a child.

Jail records show he was also charged with misdemeanor charges of assault and bodily injury to a family member, terroristic threat of a family member and interfering with an emergency call.

According to an arrest affidavit, a Killeen elementary school nurse contacted police April 22 after Machuca’s 10-year-old daughter reported the attack.

The girl reported that Machuca grabbed her hair and slammed her head into a wall, the affidavit stated. An officer also spoke with family members, who said that Machuca was “violent and abusive” toward the girl.

Machuca is currently in custody in Bell County Jail, and his bail is set at a total of $90,000.

Potvin also arraigned Terry Wayne Brothers, 57, on an unrelated charge of possession of less than 1 gram of methamphetamine. Brothers’ bail was set at $20,000.

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2 comments:

  • alma posted at 11:16 pm on Sun, May 11, 2014.

    alma Posts: 1

    to eliza this is my brother who you seem to comment about. hes not what they seem to post.no officer even talked to us who are his only family members. for your information his kids are always first. how many dads read book to there kids cook food for them before they go to bed.get there clothes ready for school.sit down and talk to them about there day went. he is a great dad to his kids this is more of his ex in laws trying to take his kids from him its sad they would go this far. those days my neice was staying over her mothers place so I suggest before you post wait tell the facts are out.thank you

     
  • Eliza posted at 5:45 am on Wed, May 7, 2014.

    Eliza Posts: 726

    @ The girl reported that Machuca grabbed her hair and slammed her head into a wall, the affidavit stated. An officer also spoke with family members, who said that Machuca was “violent and abusive” toward the girl.---


    A very sad situation for the little girl to have to suffer through.
    Thank Goodness, they did the right thing by having the attacker removed from the home.
    Now let the courts handle him with a sufficient punishment.