Quantcast

Officials say parents of malnourished 5-year-old arrested - KRISTV.com | Continuous News Coverage | Corpus Christi

Officials say parents of malnourished 5-year-old arrested

Posted: Updated:
42-year-old Robert Rincon Jr. and 33-year-old Isabel Rincon remained in jail Friday on bond of $200,000 each on charges of injury to a child causing serious bodily injury.(Courtesy: Odessa American) 42-year-old Robert Rincon Jr. and 33-year-old Isabel Rincon remained in jail Friday on bond of $200,000 each on charges of injury to a child causing serious bodily injury.(Courtesy: Odessa American)

ODESSA, Texas (AP) - Odessa police say the parents of a 5-year-old boy with Down syndrome were arrested after he was found to be severely malnourished and bruised.

Police say 42-year-old Robert Rincon Jr. and 33-year-old Isabel Rincon turned themselves in Thursday. Both remained in jail Friday on bond of $200,000 each on charges of injury to a child causing serious bodily injury. Jail records don't list attorneys for either.

A probable cause affidavit says the boy's condition was reported to police June 1 after his mother took him to a hospital because of a bruise on his ear. The affidavit says he weighed 17 pounds and had bed sores and bruising.

Police tell the Odessa American that (http://bit.ly/2uso9ab) Child Protective Services took custody of the boy, who has been released from the hospital.

(Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

Powered by Frankly

© KRISTV.com 2017, KRISTV.com
A CORDILLERA COMMUNICATIONS Station
All rights reserved
Privacy Policy, | Terms of Service, and Ad Choices

Can't find something?