West Valley City couple accused of child abuse

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WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah (News4Utah) – A West Valley City couple was charged with abusing their 1-year-old child.

The couple moved to Utah from Missouri six weeks ago.

When police interviewed Kiamante and Abigail Thomas, they admitted they would beat the child when he wouldn’t be quiet.

After an evaluation, doctors said the boy had severe injuries including welts, abrasions and lacerations on his legs, back and torso and a sever abrasion on his buttocks.

Both parents are facing 10 charges of intentional child abuse. 

If you suspect child abuse or neglect contact the DCFS 24/7 hotline: 855-323-3237. For more information, visit dcfs.utah.gov.

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