News Sections
Audio
Foster Mom, Boyfriend Arrested After Baby Suffers Fractured Rib
Updated October 6, 2017 7:33 AM | Filed under: Crime
 Print    Archive    RSS
aTu-njls.jpg

(BOONE CO.) - Authorities say a 9-month-old boy suffered a fractured rib and bruising while under the care of his Indianapolis foster mother and her Whitestown boyfriend.

As a result, 27-year-old Madalyn Fred and 27-year-old Bryce Dudley are being charged with neglect of a dependent.

According to court records, the baby's mother noticed the bruising during a visit in August. When the boy was then taken to Riley Hospital for Children, doctors found the child's broken rib during a CT scan.

Fred told DCS that the injuries could have been caused by leaning over a child walker, a small car seat or a possible rash. She could not reportedly explain the rib fracture.

When investigators spoke with doctors, they explained that those explanations don't fit with the child's injuries.



« Previous Article
Next Article »

 Print    Archive    RSS

Have a question or comment about a news story? Send it to comments@wbiw.com

Advertise with 1340 AM WBIW
Find more about Weather in Bedford, IN
Advertise with 1340 AM WBIW


1340 AM WBIW, Bedford's Place To Talk. Serving Lawrence and surrounding counties since 1948!

© 2017 Ad-Venture Media, Inc. All Rights Reserved.   WBIW.com and Listen Live Powered by HPC

Advertise  |  Careers  |  Contests  |  About  |  Feedback