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Man Charged in Beating of Infant Son

A Yorkville man has been charged in the beating of his infant son.

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A 21-year-old man has been charged with multiple felonies related to the April beating of his infant son, the Beacon-News reported.

The newspaper reported that John Burton, of the 2100 block of Bluebird Lane faces a dozen felony charges. The infant boy sustained serious injuries including multiple hemorrhages and neurological symptoms.

CBS 2 reported that Burton was charged with shaking the child and fracturing the baby's femur bone.

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Sydnee Gillispie February 03, 2014 at 11:44 AM
I know the mom personally, she didn't do anything. So how about you shut up since you don't know what you're talking about. She's a great mom and has done everything to try and get the baby back to full health because of that ass hole. So take your comment and go kick rocks "patchreader"
Magilla Gorilla February 09, 2014 at 03:03 PM
Word to the wise... Please try to control your profanity when commenting, otherwise it makes you look like an angry individual who lashes out at anyone for anything. Perhaps, as Common Sense Rules says, you could take some Selective Serotonin ReUptake Inhibitors to calm you down. Nothing wrong with giving someone your opinion or piece of mind, but you don't have to be a Jerk about it.

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