MORGANTON, NC (WBTV) – A Morganton man has been charged for allegedly causing traumatic injuries to his daughter because he was “stressed” about upcoming court cases, sheriff’s investigators say.
According to the Burke County Sheriff’s Office, Cody Garret Chadwell, 23, beat the 23-month-old girl so hard last week that she suffered serious injuries and was hospitalized at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte.
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