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Father guilty of breaking baby's bones
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A father will serve a decade behind bars after his newborn son suffered critical injuries while in his care.The defendant, Joseph Paul Mosca Jr., was sentenced to 10 years in prison by Circuit Court Judge Bart Stanley after he entered a guilty plea to the charge of aggravated child neglect of a child under the age of 8. He will be required to serve the sentence in its entirety without the benefit of early release.Mosca’s sentence comes after his son was admitted to Vanderbilt University Medical Center for a second time in his young life when he was less than 6 months old. On that date, doctors said the boy had suffered multiple bone fractures and required emergency treatment.