Marine facing child abuse charges

ONLSOW COUNTY, NC (WCTI) — A Camp Lejeune Marine was arrested on charges of child abuse.  According to the Onslow County Sheriff’s Office, 22-year-old Justin Teeter of Carriage Hills Court in Richlands was arrested February 6.

Teeter was arrested after deputies responded to Onslow Memorial Hospital for a child being treated for serious injuries.  According to a press release, the child had cuts and bruises over her entire body.   Warrants state the child appeared to have been choked.

Deputies said Teeter is the victim’s stepfather.  He was charged with felony child abuse inflicting serious injury and assault by strangulation.

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