Man Accused of Beating Toddler Will Stand Trial

Man Accused of Beating Toddler Will Stand Trial

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- A man accused of severely beating his girlfriend's two-year-old son in March will go to trial.

Yesterday, a judge ordered 28-year-old Michael Barber to stand trial.

He's charged with five counts of second-degree felony child abuse. Barber is accused of allegedly beating Dominick Adams, who suffered some brain damage.

Police say Barber called 9-11 in March and said the toddler slipped in the bathtub while he was baby-sitting the boy and his four-year-old sister.

However, doctors said the injuries to the toddler were NOT consistent with falling in the bathtub.

Barber is scheduled to appear back in court on June 6th.

(Copyright 2005 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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