Mott Haven father accused of killing infant son indicted on murder charges

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A Mott Haven father accused of killing his own infant son has been indicted on murder and manslaughter charges.

Prosecutors say Christian Rodriguez hit his 1-month-old several times before tossing him on the floor this past March. Authorities say he did this because he was frustrated with his son's crying.

MORE: Police: Infant with head trauma pronounced dead; father arrested 

The infant suffered two fractures to his skull, as well as other severe brain injuries.

He was brought to a hospital where he went into cardiac arrest and died after efforts to revive him were unsuccessful.

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