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2-month-old baby flown to Children's Hospital after suffering at least 20 broken bones

OSHKOSH, Wis. - (WFRV) Richard Root plead No Contest Wednesday morning in Winnebago County Court to a charge of Child Neglect Resulting in Great Bodily Harm.

He faces up to 12 and a half years in prison.

Root is set to be sentenced in October.

Officers say Root took his two-month-old daughter to Aurora Hospital on March 3.

However, due to her injuries the child was taken to Children's Hospital in Milwaukee by helicopter.

Investigators say the two-month-old sustained at least 20 broken bones.

They say these injuries were in various stages of healing.

The child also had multiple brain bleeds and bruises on her face and head.

She has since been released from the hospital and is now with a family member.

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