Father charged with abuse of Winston-Salem infant


    WINSTON-SALEM, NC (AP) — A Winston-Salem man has been charged
    with felony child abuse after doctors told police his 4-month-old
    son had several fractures when he was admitted to the hospital for
    another cause.

    The Winston-Salem Journal reported that 23-year-old James Walter
    Duggins was charged after taking his son to Wake Forest Baptist
    Medical Center for a developmental issue known as “failure to

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    Police say doctors found multiple fractures.

    Duggins was being held in the Forsyth County jail. It was
    unclear whether he had hired an attorney.

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