A Northern Virginia father was accused of child abuse and is being held without bond after his baby was brought to the hospital with serious injuries.
A Fauquier County Sheriff’s Office spokesperson said the investigation began earlier in March, when a 10-week-old baby boy was taken to the hospital and treated for a skull fracture.
The infant also suffered from other multiple fractures, bruises and injuries that doctors determined were not the result of an accident.
Twenty-six-year-old Matthew Lawrence Palmer, of Warrenton, was arrested on March 9 and is charged with child abuse and child cruelty.
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The baby is expected to recover from his injuries.