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May 18, 2012 6:28 PM by Greg Boyce

Young couple may face child abuse charges

Pueblo Sheriff's officials say a Pueblo West couple may be charged with child abuse after their toddler was hospitalized with a head injury.

The 20-month-old child was taken to Children's Hospital in Denver on May 7.  Doctors determined there was a brain injury and said it was not accidental.  The child is no longer on life support and is recovering.

The parents are 19 and 20 years old and have not yet been arrested, but may face charges of Child Abuse Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury.

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