Nashville, TN – According to the Metro Nashville Police Department, his name is Andres Izaguirre and he was arrested on Saturday.
Metro police said that one of the children of 49-year-old suspect called police and said that his father had threatened him and the others with a machete while drunk.
The responding officers discovered that the suspect’s grandson and two of the sons escaped the apartment after one of them said his father threatened to kill him.
The victims told investigators that their father regularly gets drunk and beats all four of them.
The responding officers found the suspect’s other son, who cannot walk, crawling on the floor of the apartment to get around.
Investigators discovered that one of the children lived in a closet in the apartment.
The responding officers also found machete inside the apartment.
The 49-year-old man is now facing three charges of child neglect and one count of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.
This story will be updated as new information become available.