2 arrested, charged with felony child abuse in Calhoun County

Scales of justice and jail

CALHOUN COUNTY, Ala. (WIAT) – A two-year-old child will remain in the care of the Department of Human Resources after she was taken from her home in Calhoun County. Doctors examined the child and say she was physically abused.

Lisa Ann Smith, 26, and Jeremy Dewayne Wilbanks, 28, were arrested and charged with felony child abuse.

The child’s medical exam showed multiple bruises all over her body, two healing fractured ribs and recent healing cigarette burns on her hands, feet and abdomen.

Both Wilbanks and Smith are being held in the Anniston Municipal Jail on $20,000 bonds.

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