Hannibal police arrest man for child abuse

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HANNIBAL, Mo (WGEM) — Hannibal police have arrested a man for abuse of a 3-month-old baby.

Lt. John Zerbonia has reported that detectives with the Hannibal Police Department took Cody Adkerson, 22, into custody on Tuesday.

Zerbonia stated Adkerson caused physical injuries to a 3-month-old baby on multiple occasions while the baby was in his care.

On Wednesday, a warrant was issued by the 10th Judicial Circuit Court of Marion County, charging Adkerson with three counts of Abuse or Neglect of a Child.

Adkerson’s bond is set at $100,000 cash only. He remains in the Marion County Jail.

Zerbonia stated that the baby is expected to recover from the injuries sustained.

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