Beaten Cumberland County Toddler Remains in Coma
Posted September 20, 1996 12:00 a.m. EDT
FAYETTEVILLE — An 18-month-old Cumberland County boy remains in a coma Friday after being admitted to Duke University Medical Center with massive head and torso injuries.
The child's mother and her boyfriend are behind bars under $25,000 bond, charged with child abuse.
Cumberland County Sheriff "Moose" Butler says Tamara Melvin and Steven Franklin are responsible for the child's injuries.
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The sheriff's department was notified of the incident Wednesday.