Michael Ormond Wiki – Michael Ormond Biography
Michael Ormond, a Wisconsin man, was charged with child abuse after he allegedly told authorities he got high like a runner for hurting a 2-month-old baby, according to a criminal complaint reviewed by PEOPLE. A police officer responded to a Wisconsin children’s hospital on Sept. 7 after a 2-month-old baby, who was born premature and spent more than a month in the NICU, was admitted with bruises all over his body and a brain hemorrhage, according to the complaint. The responding officer spoke with Michael Ormond, 39, who allegedly admitted that he had thought about hurting the baby, according to the complaint. He allegedly told police that he would squeeze the baby’s legs, arms, neck and face and pinch her toes, saying he was upset by the baby’s crying, the complaint states. After that incident, the complaint states, the baby became limp and Ormond called 911. The complaint alleges that Ormond also admitted to spanking the baby three times the morning of the day he was taken to the hospital. “I just hit three times, I don’t know why,” Ormond allegedly said, according to the complaint.
Michael Ormond is 39 years old.
Dad Admits to Getting ‘Runner’s High’ From Abusing His Newborn
Ormond, according to the complaint, told police that he has anger issues and is triggered by the baby’s crying, before mentioning “runner’s high.” The complaint goes on to allege that Ormond said he only had problems with children between the ages of 0 and 9 months. According to the complaint, the baby suffered from a “subdural hematoma, bruising on bilateral upper and lower extremities, lower abdomen, left cheek, left and right upper eyelids, left chest, scrotum, extensive bruising on bilateral buttocks extending to perianal areas.” as well as a right medial subconjunctival hemorrhage.” The 2-month-old baby’s retina had numerous hemorrhages and an MRI revealed a massive brain hemorrhage, according to the complaint, and he had to be flown to a children’s hospital in Milwaukee. FOX 11 reported that Ormond had been a firefighter in Oshkosh but was no longer employed by the department. Ormond was charged with two counts of child abuse and will appear in court on September 21 for further proceedings. His listed attorney did not immediately respond to a message from PEOPLE.