$300,000 bond set for father in shaken baby case

Published 3:11 pm Friday, August 3, 2012

CHESAPEAKE— Lawrence County Municipal Court Judge Donald Capper Friday set a $300,000 cash or surety bond for a South Point man accused of violently shaking his six-month-old daughter.

Jerry Shrode, 28, of 89 Township Road 1013, was arraigned Friday on one count of second-degree felonious assault. Capper appointed attorney J.T. Holt to represent Shrode, who remains in the Lawrence County Jail. Shrode must return to court Aug. 10 for a preliminary hearing.

Shrode is accused of shaking and throwing the child July 29 at his. The child was taken to Cabell Huntington Hospital and is said to suffer from shaken baby syndrome.