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Child Abuse Suspect Arrested after Long Search

A 21-YEAR-OLD IOWA MAN HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH CAUSING SERIOUS INJURIES TO A TODDLER EARLIER THIS SUMMER.

DUBUQUE AUTHORITIES SAY TROY LAUFENBERG WAS ARRESTED THERE SATURDAY EVENING.

HE IS ACCUSED OF CAUSING 18-MONTH-OLD MYAH LARSON'S BRAIN DAMAGE ON JULY 15. DOCTORS SAY HER INJURIES ARE CONSISTENT WITH SHAKEN BABY SYNDROME.

LAUFENBERG FACES A CHILD ENDANGERMENT CHARGE. HE'S ALSO CHARGED WITH POSSESSING DRUGS AND DRUG PARAPHERNALIA.

HE WAS BEING HELD SUNDAY IN THE DUBUQUE COUNTY JAIL.

 

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