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Ohio chiropractor assaulted his three-month-old daughter, because she was ‘picky’, and he wanted a son, prosecutor says

Warren County Chiropractor Jason Bittner is accused of battering his three-month-old daughter.

(Warren County Jail)

A Warren County chiropractor is accused of battering his three-month-old daughter, because she was ‘picky’, and he wanted a son, according to prosecutor David Fornshell.

Police arrested Jason Bittner at West Chester Chiropractic office after a grand jury indicted him on felonious assault and endangering children last week.

Fornshell said Bittner, 33, was disappointed that his newborn child was a girl and not a boy. Fornshell believes that was a contributing factor to the abuse.

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“He was downright resentful of that fact and was also very intolerant of the fact that they are excited,” Fornshell said Tuesday.

Bittner and his wife have two daughters, who according to their business website.

Doctors found the baby had traumatic brain injury and 28 rib fractures in various stages of healing. Her injuries were “inconsistent with an explanation that this is a kind of accident,” Fornshell said.

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