The Cobb County grand jury has indicted Joseph Rucker McFall on charges of beating an 8-week-old baby.
The indictment alleges that McFall, 30, of Austell shook, threw and hit the infant between Aug. 30, 2012, and Oct. 29, 2012. He is charged with two counts of cruelty to children in the first degree and two counts of aggravated battery.
Assistant District Attorney Susan Treadaway is prosecuting the case, which is assigned to Cobb Superior Court Judge James Bodiford.
No arraignment date has been set. McFall was arrested Oct. 30, 2012, and remains in the Cobb County Jail on $25,000 bond.
The indictment was handed down on March 28.