Reports: Daily Mail
An eight-month-old baby in Georgia is dead after her mother and her mother’s boyfriendbeat her with a belt, according to police.
Shavone Whitehead, and her boyfriend, Edward F. Wilson have both been charged with cruelty to children and aggravated battery, Brookhaven police said Sunday.
Their charges could be upgraded pending the results of an autopsy of baby Kamonie Love Whitehead.
‘The detective handling this case has been in law enforcement 24 years and he has said this is probably one of the worst incidents of child abuse or child cruelty that he has seen,’ Officer Carlos Nino, with the Brookhaven Police Department, told WSB Radio.
The baby was taken to Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Egleston after the couple allegedly beat her with a belt as punishment.
Kamonie was put on a ventilator to breathe and had injuries to her legs, buttocks, chin and arms as well as fractured ribs, a hemorrhage and potential skull fractures.
The girl later succumb to her injuries.
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