Man facing child abuse charges in daughter’s death

RIO RANCHO, N.M. (KRQE) – A Rio Rancho man is facing charges for the death of his 3-year-old daughter.

He claims it happened when they were playing a game.

Jay Chee Hood, 35, took his daughter to the hospital last Wednesday after she started bleeding from the mouth.

Doctors determined she had multiple injuries to her brain including a large bleed.

She was pronounced brain dead the next day.

Chee claims the girl was injured while they were playing the body slam game.

He says he would throw his kids on the bed and the girl, named Addelina fell on the floor.

However, doctors classified the injuries as non-accidental.

Chee is now facing a charge of negligent child abuse resulting in death and faces 18 years in prison if convicted. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s