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Johnston father charged with child abuse

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JOHNSTON, R.I. — A Johnston father has been charged with child abuse, according to Johnston police.

Authorities say a 4-month-old was brought to the hospital by his parent and an exam found that he had 7 fractures to both of his legs and some blunt trauma to his abdomen.

The baby is in DCYF custody and the father, 21-year-old Jean Koury Diaz de la Rosa, was arraigned at Kent County Tuesday morning and was charged with first degree child abuse.

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