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Harnett County Woman Faces Child Abuse Charges

Posted September 23, 2005 10:58 a.m. EDT

— A Harnett County woman is charged with felony child abuse.

Sheriff's deputies say Donna Alfonso's 4-month-old daughter had five fractures and blood on the brain.

A social worker at Womack Army Medical Center alerted authorities after Alfonso brought her daughter in.

Investigators believe the baby was shaken. The 4-month-old was released from the hospital and is in foster care.