NC baby sitter charged with child abuse

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TROY, N.C. — A baby sitter in Troy was charged with child abuse after a 12-week-old infant was airlifted to the hospital with life-threatening injuries, according to The Courier-Tribune.

The baby sitter, Rose Marie Parsons, 46, was charged with two counts of felony intentional child abuse inflicting serious bodily injury.

On June 26, emergency crews responded to a call about an unresponsive infant at a home located at 913 Ophir Ave.

The infant was airlifted to Carolinas Medical Center and is in critical condition, according to The Courier-Tribune.

Doctors are treating the child for current and past brain injuries as well as bone fractures which were “the direct result of the infant being shaken,” according to a press release from police.

Parsons was placed in the Montgomery County Jail under a $500,000 bond.

An investigation into the current and past abuse of the infant is ongoing.