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Child Abuse Suspected for Boy Declared Dead then Alive

Child Abuse Suspected for Boy Declared Dead then Alive



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LAYTON, Utah (AP)-- The 4-year-old Layton boy who was declared dead but was later discovered to be alive may have been abused.

That's according to detectives who will turn over their case today to the county attorney's office for review.

Child Abuse Suspected for Boy Declared Dead then Alive

The detective's report suggests two counts of child abuse be filed against the boy's grandmother.

Davis County's deputy attorney says he won't know what charges will be filed against the boy's grandmother until he sees the report.

Earlier this month, The boy was brought to Davis Hospital and Medical Center in Layton by his uncle.

The man found the child unconscious in an empty bathtub at his grandmother's home.

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

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