2 arrested in Columbia for child abuse

COLUMBIA, MS (WDAM) - Two people have been arrested in a child abuse case in Columbia. This is a picture of the eight year old male victim with bruises on his back.

Michael Bogle, 50, is charged with child abuse. The victim's mother, 29-year-old Melissa Edwards, is charged with accessory to commit child abuse.

Columbia police say the victim's teacher noticed several bruises and contacted the Department of Human services. Investigators said the child had been abused several times before.

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