(Updated at 1:40 p.m. May 14)
TELL CITY – A Tell City infant continued to battle for her life Monday after she was allegedly battered by her father.
Four-month-old Ashlyn Groves was being treated at Kosair Children’s Hospital in Louisville, Ky., with a fractured skull, facial bruises and other injuries. The child was flown to Louisville early Saturday from Perry County Memorial Hospital.
Police charged her father, 23-year-old Coy W. Smith, of 311 Main St., Apartment 5, with battery resulting in serious bodily injury to a child.