Parents Accused of Abusing Infant Daughter

JESSUP, Pa. — Parents in Lackawanna County are charged with child abuse and neglect after police say a 4-month-old baby suffered a fractured skull.

Investigators say Christopher Helstowski and Kristina Shotwell of Jessup waited a day before taking the baby to the hospital after it suffered injuries back in May.

Doctors say the baby had a skull fracture, as well as internal injuries and bruising on other parts of her body.

Helstowski and Shotwell are locked up assault and endangerment in Lackawanna County.


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