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Park Hills parents accused of beating infant

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Adam Oder, 25, and Leah Oder, 28 facing felony charges for brutally abusing 6-8 month old infant By Ruella Rouf Adam Oder, 25, and Leah Oder, 28 facing felony charges for brutally abusing 6-8 month old infant By Ruella Rouf

PARK HILLS, Mo. (KMOV.com) – Prosecutors said two parents from Park Hills are responsible for the injuries found on thier infant child.

St. Francois County Prosecutor Jarrod Mahurin said the infant was six to eight weeks old and suffered two broken legs, broken ribs, and a ruptured testicle. The accused are parents Adam Oder, 25, and Leah Oder, 28. Both were free after posting a $25,000 bond.

Park Hills Police said the couple refused to speak to officers. But when the couple took the baby to a St. Louis area children’s hospital, they told the nurses the baby fell from someone’s lap. The hospital then called the police. The child is said to be currently with another relative.

The parents face felony abuse charges and are not allowed to have contact with the child.

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