Crime

Cops: After sex rebuffed, Hialeah man attacked wife, fractured infant’s skull

When a Hialeah mother allowed her sick 6-year-old daughter to sleep on her bed, her husband grew angry.

The reason: he wanted sex that night, according to an arrest report.

But the ensuing argument on Oct. 25, prosecutors said, escalated when Milton Paz began violently pummeling his wife — and in the chaos, punched their other child in the back of the head, fracturing her skull. The injured baby girl was just 3 months old.

Paz, 32, a construction worker, has been jailed on a slew of felony charges, including aggravated child abuse and kidnapping. Because of the severity of the charges, Paz had been in jail for months but a judge — over objections from prosecutors — granted him a $50,000 bail on Wednesday.

Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Richard Hersch ordered that Paz wear a GPS ankle monitor and stay away from his wife and two kids.

According to police, Paz slammed his wife against a closet, repeatedly punched and slapped her and even pulled her by the hair as she ran to a neighbor’s home for help. He also insisted that his wife was “spoiling” their older daughter by allowing her to sleep in their room.

Paz was arrested in 2014 for allegedly attacking his wife, but the charges were dropped when she refused to cooperate.

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