On Tuesday, June 03 2014, Officers of the Hannibal Police Department were called to the Hannibal Regional Hospital for a report of possible child abuse. When officers arrived, it was determined the victim, a 7 week old infant, had injuries consistent with possible abuse. Due to the severity of the infants’ injuries, the child was transferred to a hospital in the St. Louis area. This investigation is on-going and more information will be released when appropriate.

Press release from the Hannibal Police Department

Kurt Parsons