Mother Accused Of Child Abuse, No Charges
A 27-year-old mother was giving her two-year-old son a bath one night when she discovered what she thought was a rash on his back. She was at home with her husband and her mother when they then took him to the hospital. The family was told it was not a rash like they had originally thought, but a bruise, indicating abuse. At this point, the City of Pittsburgh Child Abuse Detectives got involved and the mother quickly contacted Worgul, Sarna & Ness, Criminal Defense Attorneys, LLC. The detective on the case asked her for an interview, to which she declined. Criminal defense attorney Samir Sarna gave a statement to the detective who wanted to speak to the father and grandmother of the child but did not allow it. The detective said he could charge everybody involved or he could charge nobody. The woman had a stable job working at a large corporation in Pittsburgh and had no previous history of any kind. With no prior injuries to the baby, Samir wanted to give her the benefit of the doubt. It was agreed and no charges were filed against her.
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