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Moorhead Man Allegedly Attacked His Baby With Pepper, Hot Water and Fireworks
Told Investigators He Thought Of Ways To Harm The Girl
MOORHEAD, Minn. — A Moorhead man was jailed after allegedly rubbing hot sauce and cayenne pepper in a baby’s eyes.
Shawn Foltz, 31, was taken into custody for child abuse.
Investigators say Foltz kept the girl from breathing until she turned blue.
They say he also snapped her with a towel, sprayed hot water in her face and threw fireworks at her.
The mother told police Foltz had accused a three year-old brother of causing the injuries.
Later, he admitted to investigators he thought about ways to harm his daughter while he was at work.