UPDATE: Idaho Man Accused of Breaking 2-Year-Old Boy's Leg - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Post Falls Man Sentenced After Breaking 2-Year-Old Boy's Leg

KHQ.COM - A Post falls man has been sentenced to serve 10-years in prison for felony injury to a child. Michael R. Edinger was sentenced by District Judge Lansing Haynes who ordered that the first two years of the sentence would be fixed with a remaining eight years being indeterminate.

Detectives got suspicious when Michael R. Edinger and his fiancee took their 2-year-old son to Kootenai Medical Center for a broken leg.

Police reports say Edinger and Mullin originally blamed the injury on the boy's clumsiness and falling down the stairs. Edinger later admitted to police that he lost his temper while changing the child's diaper, and forcefully grabbed his leg, twisted it , slammed it on the floor, ultimately snapping it.

Nurses told police that the boy also has broken bones that appeared to have happened several months earlier and were never treated.

X-rays of the child showed a spiral fracture to his left femur.

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