Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Dad arrested for abusing 5-week-old twins (Columbia, South Carolina)



Father of twins charged in child abuse case

Posted: Sep 02, 2013 9:46 AM EDT
Updated: Sep 02, 2013 9:47 AM EDT

By Jeremy Turnage

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - The father of a pair of 5-week-old twins who suffered serious injuries to the upper and lower bodies was arrested and charged with unlawful conduct towards a child, according to the Richland County Sheriff's Department.

A Sheriff's Department spokesperson says deputies were called to Palmetto Health Richland on Sunday in reference to a possible child abuse case.

After speaking with doctors, nurses, and two children's parents, deputies arrested the as-yet-to-be identified father.

The children remain in the hospital where their conditions remain unknown at this time.