Father of Lucas Hernandez sentenced for battery

Guilty plea for charges related to the striking of a 6-year-old boy

July 12, 2018 - 4:51 am

Jonathan Hernandez has been sentenced to one year of probation after pleading guilty to battery. The case stems from an incident in February when Hernandez struck the six-year-old son of his girlfriend. The physical contact resulted in redness and swelling on the boy's chest.  

Hernandez is also required to complete a court-approved parenting class. Jonathan Hernandez is the father of Lucas Hernandez, the five-year-old boy who went missing in February. The boy's body  was discovered in rural Harvey County in May.

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