A Jersey Metropolis teen mom and her boyfriend have been charged with beating her defenseless toddler son so badly that they fractured his arm, leg, collarbone and and a number of ribs, authorities stated.
Omayra M. Medina, 19, and Delfin I. Castillo, 21, are charged with aggravated assault and endangering the welfare of a kid. They made their preliminary courtroom appearances on Nov. 9 and have been ordered to not have any contact with the kid.
In response to the felony grievance, Medina and Castillo introduced the kid, who was three months previous on the time, to the Jersey Metropolis Medical Middle on March 23 for a chest x-ray to verify for pneumonia. However medical employees on the hospital discovered a number of rib fractures and bruising on the boy’s chest and again, the grievance stated.
Medina and Castillo have been interviewed and each stated they have been the only caretakers of the kid, however they denied inflicting the accidents and stated they didn’t understand how the accidents occurred, the grievance stated.
The kid, who’s now eleven months previous, was evaluated at Audrey Hepburn Youngsters’s Home in Hackensack and docs discovered that the boy had indicators of a number of rib fractures, a collarbone fracture, potential left femur (leg) fracture and a proper humerus (arm) fracture, the grievance stated.
The docs’ report, acquired by authorities on Sept. 1, decided that the damaged bones have been no accidents, the legal grievance stated.
It was not instantly recognized if the kid was faraway from the house in March, or the place the kid is now. Medina and Castillo have been launched with circumstances of supervision.