NC mom accused of biting infant, breaking 12 of his ribs


RALEIGH, N.C. — A Raleigh mother was arrested after police say she bit her 16-week-old baby and broke the child’s ribs and shoulder blades.

Mary Martin Peele, 34, of Okelly Street, was arrested Monday and charged with felony child abuse inflicting serious injury and misdemeanor child abuse.

According to WTVD, Peele broke 12 of her baby’s ribs and both scapula bones. She also allegedly made a deep bite wound on the boy’s shoulder.

Bond for Peele was set at $250,000. She was ordered not to have contact with any minor under the age of 18 without supervision.

Source: WTVD


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