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Hannibal man charged with Child Abuse

Hannibal man charged with Child Abuse

7 months ago by Scott Hardy

Cody Adkerson, 22, accused of hitting 3-month old baby

A Hannibal man's accused of injuring a baby multiple times, and is facing Child Abuse charges. 

Hannibal Police said Friday that 22-year old Cody Adkerson "caused physical injuries to a 3-month old baby on multiple occasions while the baby was in his care." They add that the baby is expected to fully recover from the injuries suffered. Adkerson was charged Wednesday in Marion County with three counts of Abuse or Neglect of a Child. Prosecutors have based the charges off a January 30th incident. Adkerson made his first court appearance Friday via video in Marion County Associate Court, and will have a preliminary hearing April 22nd.  

He's in the Marion County Jail on $100,000 cash-only bond.

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