Two indicted for child abuse
Published 12:16 pm Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Two people were indicted for criminal abuse for allegedly not seeking medical attention for an infant with a skull fracture.
Jessica Burton, 22, and Jamie Mulligan, 28, were both named in an indictment charging then with first-degree criminal abuse. Neither had been charged previously.
According to the indictment, the two were fighting on March 26 when they had custody of the 5-month-old child. The child was left alone on a bed while Burton and Mulligan fought. The child then reportedly fell off the bed onto the floor and suffered a skull fracture. The two were also charged for not seeking medical attention for the child.
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Winchester Police Sgt. Tom Beall said the child is doing well. Beall is leading the investigation for the department.
The grand jury also returned the following indictments:
— Travis Kemplin, disorderly conduct, first-degree possession of a controlled substance, tampering with physical evidence, first-degree persistent felony offender.
— Brittany R. Lewis, public intoxication, possession of drug paraphernalia, first-degree possession of a controlled substance and second-degree fleeing or evading police.
— Gordon B. Daniels, first-degree fleeing or evading police, first-degree wanton endangerment, resisting arrest and first-degree persistent felony offender.
— Charles R. Gilpin, first-degree promoting contraband, second-degree persistent felony offender.
— Charles R. Gilpin and Tabitha Greer, theft by unlawful taking (Greer), receiving stolen property (Gilpin), second-degree possession of a controlled substance (Gilpin), possession of burglary tools (Gilpin).
— James K. Mills, first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance, second-degree possession of a controlled substance, disregarding a stop sign.
— Brittany R. Lewis, theft of identity (two counts), second-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument (four counts).
— Charles R. Gilpin and Tabitha Greer, receiving stolen property, second-degree persistent felony offender (Gilpin).