7-week-old in intensive care after dad, 19, beat her, deputies say


Jordan Minteer, 19 (Photo courtesy: WSOC-TV)

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LINCOLN COUNTY, N.C. — A 19-year-old father has been charged with child abuse after deputies said he beat his 7-week-old daughter.

Deputies with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office charged the girl’s father, Jordan Minteer, with felony child abuse on Sunday.

According to WSOC-TV, deputies were informed by the Lincoln County Department of Social Services that the girl was taken to an area hospital with a fractured skull, a bleeding brain, and broken ribs.

The infant was in an intensive care unit in serious condition as of Monday afternoon, the station reports.

Source: WSOCTV.com

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