NC couple in court, accused of intentionally breaking infant's bones

Photo credit: CCBI via WTVD

Police accuse a North Carolina couple of breaking multiple bones in their 2-month-old son.

Raleigh police told news outlets 26-year-old Dustin Richard Mullinax and 30-year-old Sabra Leane Blevins are charged with felony child abuse inflicting serious injury. Mullinax also was charged with misdemeanor child abuse for a cut on the child’s tongue.

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An investigation began after the boy was taken to a hospital for the cut on his tongue. While there, police said medical personnel found evidence of broken bones.

Arrest warrants say the baby was hurt sometime between Feb. 4 and April 7, the day he went to the hospital. A police spokeswoman said child protective services removed the boy from the home.

Mullinax and Blevins are jailed under $50,000 bail each. It’s not known if they have attorneys.

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