Melrose Man In Jail For Alleged Abuse Against Baby Daughter

A Melrose man remains in jail, facing a hearing for allegedly abusing his baby daughter.

Phillip Holmes is in the curry county detention center for what police are calling abuse.

The baby was taken to a hospital last week with reported wounds like skull fractures, bleeding under the scalp and broke ribs.

Holmes' son also reportedly told police his dad likes to choke the baby.

During an interview, police say holmes first said the baby had fallen off a bed and was then mauled by a dog, but changed it to say he accidentally dropped her.

His hearing is set for March 26th