Doctor testifies that infant’s injuries were from abuse |

Doctor testifies that infant’s injuries were from abuse

BOULDER – A pediatrician has testified that head injuries that killed a 10-week-old baby from Boulder had to be the result of abuse.Dr. Stephen Fries testified Tuesday in the trial of Molly Midyette, who is charged with fatal child abuse in the March 2006 death of her son Jason.On Monday, a nurse testified that after Midyette and her husband, Alex Midyette, were told of Jason’s injuries, she overheard the mother ask “Did you?” and the father reply “No.”Prosecutors allege Molly Midyette did not seek medical attention soon enough for her injured son.Alex Midyette also faces charges of fatal child abuse and is scheduled to go on trail in January. Prosecutors allege he injured the baby.

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