GREENVILLE COUNTY, SC (WSPA) – Greenville County Sheriff’s Office arrested two parents after an infant was brought to an area hospital with severe brain injuries.
According to a sheriff’s office news release, on Feb. 23 investigators started an investigation after a 2-month-old child showed up at Greenville Memorial Hospital Pediatric Intensive Care Unit with severe brain injuries.
During an investigation, it was revealed that the infant sustained severe head trauma caused by the child’s father, Robert Alan Beach, II, 38. of Greer.
“Investigators conducted an extensive investigation and also learned that Beach was also under the influence of methamphetamine and marijuana while in a position of trust with the child,” according to the release.
According to court affidavit, the infant “received extensive hemorrhages to the eyes resulting from this violent assault.”
Beach was arrested and charged with child abuse with great bodily harm.
The child’s mother, Pamela Sherlin Kimmons, 40, of Greer, was arrested and charged with child neglect after investigators found that she “failed to render aid to the child, and for allowing Beach to supervise the child with