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Jones County couple charged with abusing 3-year-old

JONES COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - Jones County Deputies arrested two suspects Wednesday on charges of child abuse.

Deputies arrested and charged the child's mother, Daisy Delgado, 22, for child neglect and accessory after the fact, as well as her boyfriend, Fernando Sanchez, 21, for felony child abuse.

Both are residents of the 100 block of Palmer Road.

Deputies were dispatched to South Central Regional Medical Center where a child had been admitted with several visible injuries on his face and feet. After an initial investigation; It was determined the child had been severely abused and was suffering from broken bones and bruises over most of his body.

If found guilty, the mother could face up to 15 years in prison, while Sanchez could face up to 20 years of prison time.

Both suspects were transported to the Jones County Adult Detention Facility. Their initial bond hearing will take place at Jones County Justice Court at 9 a.m. Thursday.

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