Burke County man charged with cruelty to children

Mark Anthony Winter II

A Burke County man has been jailed after a 1-month-old’s skull was fractured.

Burke County sheriff’s Sgt. Dedric Smith said Mark Anthony Winter II struck the baby during a confrontation with the baby’s mother at a home in Burke County.

Winter was jailed Thursday on a charge of cruelty to children in the first degree, according to a news release. He was being held at the Burke County jail.

The child was treated at Georgia Regents Medical Center, but a condition was not released.

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