Mom arrested on charges child abuse

Baby on life support
April 5, 2008 3:55:18 PM PDT
In Queens, a mother pleaded not guilty Saturday to trying to beat her newborn baby to death -- although police say she confessed to the crime.Investigators say that when 22-year old Kiama Paez brought her 7-week-old son to the emergency room Thursday night.

He was unconscious and having trouble breathing.

Doctors say they discovered numerous broken bones and bleeding on the brain and some of the injuries appeared to be weeks old.

The infant is now on life-support and may be brain-dead.


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