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Mom Charged After Baby's Skull Fractured

Posted March 19, 2008 4:36 p.m. EDT

— A Clayton woman has been charged with child abuse after investigators say she injured her infant.

Wake County sheriff's investigators charged Erica Lyn Pearson, 22, of 3609 Willow Tree Lane, with felony child abuse inflicting serious injury. Investigators said she fractured the skull of her 4-week-old baby.

The Wake County Sheriff's Office was notified by Wake County Department of Human Services of the case.

Pearson was released to the custody of her family under the condition that she have no contact with the child.