On the afternoon of Dec. 11, Sedalia Police made an arrest in a child abuse case. Officers had been working on the child abuse case from Nov. 22.

A less than one-month-old male (at the time) had been taken to Bothwell Regional Health Center and was later transferred to University Hospital with significant injuries. The child had a fractured left femur, bilateral rib fractures at various stages of healing, a fractured left clavicle, a healing fractured tibia, and a right front acute subdural hematoma.

After several interviews with the family and witnesses, the suspect was arrested at his workplace in the 3900 block of South Limit Avenue.

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Ezekiel Paul Ellsworth, 26, of Sedalia, was arrested on a charge of felony Child Abuse/Neglect (Serious Physical Injury), and Endangering the Welfare of a Child in the 1st Degree.

Ellsworth was booked in at the Pettis County Jail, pending a $50,000 cash or surety bond, with a stipulation to have no contact of any kind with the victim.

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