Updated at 18:07,08-09-2017

Five months old Sasha, beaten by drunk mother, dies in hospital

Euroradio

The boy was in a coma for five days.

As the representative of the Investigative Committee, Yulia Hancharova, told Euroradio, today the five months old Sasha died in hospital. The boy was taken to the Brest hospital on the morning of 22 November with a number of injuries after his father called an ambulance. The boy had a traumatic brain injury, bruise, swelling of the brain, as well as a broken shoulder.

Father found the boy when he returned home from work. Sasha's mother had been drinking the night before, and then began to beat and throw him around when he unnerved her with his shout.

On 25 November the woman was arrested, she is currently in a temporary detention facility. Charges against her has not been filed yet.