DECATUR -- An area dad will spend decades behind bars for abusing his baby. 32-year old Jared Seymour has been sentenced to 24-years in prison. He beat, shook and squeezed his 3-month old son, in May.
The baby's mother, Isabella Morgenroth, is set to appear in court Thursday. She too, was charged with aggravated battery to a child.
MACON COUNTY -- A Decatur man was arrested after his baby ended up at the hospital. 31-year old Jared Seymour faces aggravated battery charges.
The Macon County State's Attorney says the baby's mom took the three-month old to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. They include bleeding on the brain, bruising and a bite mark on the cheek.
Authorities say Seymour admitted being responsible and shaking the baby a few days earlier. The baby is being treated at Children's Hospital of Illinois, in Peoria. No word on his condition.
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