Grandmother allegedly physically and sexually abused 14-month-old baby

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OREM, Utah (ABC4 News) — Orem police found that a grandmother allegedly physically and sexually abused her 14-month-old grandchild, who had been left in her care over the course of three days, according to a probable cause statement from the Utah County Sheriff’s Office.

The grandmother, Sally Lacayo, who was bleeding from her wrist and appeared to be impaired, could not communicate with officers and paramedics. Lacayo was taken to Timpanogos Hospital.

Officials found bite and burn marks on the 14-month-old child, as well as injuries indicating sexual abuse, according to the probable cause statement.

Upon being released from the hospital, Locayo was arrested and booked into Utah County Jail on charges of child abuse with serious physical injury and aggravated sexual abuse of a child.

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