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Springs father arrested on suspicion of child abuse

Published On: Dec 24 2013 07:30:44 AM CST
Updated On: Sep 25 2013 03:23:02 PM CDT

Colorado Springs Police

Christopher Mazzarelli


A Colorado Springs father was arrested Tuesday night (9/24/13) on suspicion of child abuse.

Police were called to Memorial Hospital Monday to investigate a child abuse case.  A 5 month old came into the hospital with head trauma.

The Crimes Against Children Unit began its investigation.  Detectives learned the child sustained non-accidental head trauma.  They identified the suspect and arrested the child's father, Christopher Mazzarelli, on suspicion of felony child abuse.