COSTA MESA — A 24-year-old man was allegedly caught on video attempting to kill his 2-month-old son by shaking, punching and swinging him by the neck with a blanket, authorities said.
Joshua Allen Robey, who was living in a Costa Mesa motel, was charged with felony attempted murder, torture and child abuse with a sentencing enhancement for causing great bodily injury to a child younger than 5
If convicted on all charges, he faces a maximum sentence of 15 years to life in state prison.
Robey was expected to be arraigned Friday. The Orange County district attorney planned to ask that he be held on a $1 million bond.