Mother and father behind bars for abusing newborn baby

0

THE PROVINCIAL COURT of Murcia sentenced a mother and father to 4 years in prison this week after finding them guilty of child abuse.

In two horrifying episodes of abuse, the pair fractured the femur, tibia and fibula of their baby boy – who was only a few months old.

The events occurred in the family home between November 2013 and January 2014.
In the first incident, the baby suffered minor injuries to various parts of his body – such as his cheekbones, forehead, nose, lip and ankle.

The second incident saw the baby suffer serious injuries, having to stay in hospital for a two-week period thereafter to recover from a fractured femur and left tibia and fibula.

The court condemned both the mother and father as perpetrators of child abuse despite the pair pleading not guilty – claiming the injuries were caused by the baby himself with a rattle and later when he fell from his crib because one of the bars was broken.

LEAVE A COMMENT

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

We welcome comments from readers on our website and across our social networks. We invite you to discuss issues and share your views and we encourage robust debate and criticism provided it is civil.

However we reserve the right to reject or edit comments that:

• Contain offensive language
• Include personal attacks of any kind
• Are likely to offend or target any ethnic, racial, nationality or religious group
• Are homophobic, transphobic, sexist, offensive or obscene
• Contain spam or include links to other sites
• Are clearly off topic
• Impersonate an individual or organisation, are fraudulent, defamatory of any person, threatening or invasive of another’s privacy or otherwise illegal
• Are trolling or threatening
• Promote, advertise or solicit the sale of any goods or services

You grant us a non-exclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, worldwide licence to republish any material you submit to us, without limitation, in any format.