Darrell Eugene Matthews Jr., 25, of 143 W. Mountain Drive, is charged with felony child abuse inflicting serious injury. He was being held in the Cumberland County Detention Center on a $10,000 secured bond.
Investigators said Matthews' 4-year-old child witnessed the abuse.
Erica Elizabeth Matthews, 22, of the same address, was charged with being an accessory after the fact to abuse and was being held on a $2,000 unsecured bond. Authorities said she failed to report the abuse and gave investigators contradictory information.
Both children were placed in the custody of the Department of Social Services.
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