A New Jersey father has been indicted in the death of his 4-month-old son.
Thirty-five-year-old Jose Rojas, of Mays Landing, faces charges of aggravated manslaughter, aggravated assault and child endangerment in the indictment handed up Thursday by a county grand jury, according to Atlantic County prosecutors.
The baby was unresponsive when authorities went to the Hamilton Township home Jan. 29.
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Rojas was home alone with his three young children and told police the baby had rolled off a 2-foot-high bed, according to prosecutors. But doctors determined the injuries were comparable to those from a 30-foot fall and noted the infant had hemorrhages in both eyes consistent with severe abusive head trauma.
The child died in a hospital on Feb. 4.
It wasn't known Friday if Rojas has retained an attorney.