Two under arrest for neglect and abuse in Dubois County

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DUBOIS CO, Ind (WEHT) Two people out of Jasper are in custody on neglect and abuse charges. 35-year-old Ronald Morgan Jr. and 23-year-old Lisa Speedy are accused of neglect of a dependent, leading to serious bodily harm.

On October 23rd, the Indiana Department of Child Services asked the Dubois County Sheriff’s Office to help with a possible abuse situation.

Police say an investigation shows a 3-year-old child had previous serious injuries that went unreported, including burns that are believed to have happened in July and a skull fracture and several bruises that happened sometime in October.

Ronald Morgan is also facing battery charges for his role in the child’s injuries.

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(This story was originally published on October 30, 2020)

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