LEWISTON, Mich. (TCD) -- A 30-year-old mother and her 29-year-old boyfriend were arrested after a malnourished and injured 4-year-old boy was brought to a hospital.
According to WDIV-TV, on Jan. 2, Michigan State Police Troopers responded to Otsego Memorial Hospital to a report of an abused and neglected child. The 4-year-old was reportedly severely malnourished and suffered bruising on his body along with internal bleeding and an internal organ laceration that resulted from blunt force trauma.
According to the Detroit News, Casey James Haskin and Nicole Judith Needham were each arraigned on Feb. 24. WDIV reports Needham was charged with fourth-degree child abuse, and Haskin was charged with first-degree child abuse.
Needham reportedly remains held on $25,000 bond, and Haskin remains held on $150,000 bond.
Haskin is scheduled to appear in court March 11, and Needham is scheduled for her next court appearance March 18, the Detroit News reports.