Couple Charged In Abuse Of 2-Month-Old

Posted at 10:23 AM, Aug 15, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-15 10:23:35-04

CHRISTIAN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Two people have been arrested in Christian County after allegedly abusing a 2-month-old child.

Kentucky State Police received a call Sunday night, saying an infant had severe injuries consistent with abuse.

Troopers say the toddler was taken to a local hospital in Hopkinsville, then later flown by helicopter to Vanderbilt University Hospital.

23-year-old Cassandra Hansley was arrested and charged with first-degree assault. Meanwhile, 24-year-old Cody Hansley was arrested and charged with complicity to assault.

Both are being held in the Christian County Detention Center.