A Seabrook couple have been charged with Injury to a Child according to this story. The couple is accused of beating their 11-year-old son with a leather belt and applying vinegar, salt and alcohol to his wounds. Injury to a Child is a felony and can be charged from a State Jail Felony to a 1st Degree Felony depending on the injury and the intent of the accused.
In this case the couple are accused of intentionally causing serious bodily injury which is a 1st Degree Felony. The story states that in addition to the injuries from the beatings, chemicals such as alcohol, salt or vinegar were applied to the injuries almost on a daily basis, and this caused the victim to suffer great pain and disfigurement including severe burn injuries.
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