2 Arrested in Henry Co. Child Abuse Case

By: Press Release
By: Press Release

ABBEVILLE, Al - Investigators with the Henry County Sheriff's Office / Abbeville Police Task Force have arrested two Abbeville residents on aggravated child abuse charges. On November 2, 24 year old Miguel Mitchell and 21 year old Jisun Mitchell-Yun, both of Rock Hill Circle were charged in the case.

On October 13, 2012, the female child of the suspects was airlifted to Children's Hospital in Birmingham. According to information, the child was originally brought to Flowers Hospital in Dothan in respiratory distress. After arriving at Children's Hospital, doctors determined the child was suffering from 25 fractures to the ribs, a skull fracture and a perforation to the small intestine that was reported to have been the result of blunt force trauma. Reports indicate the child is no longer listed in critical condition, but guarded condition at the hospital.

The suspects are being held in the Henry County Jail on bonds of $250,000 each while the case remains under investigation.

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