NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY, Pa. — A 3-year-old girl is badly hurt in a disturbing case of alleged child abuse in Northumberland County.
State police say Jahrid Burgess of Trevorton admits beating the little girl several times over the past few months, most recently on Thursday.
Troopers say the child was rushed to a hospital where she is in critical condition with a brain injury and broken ribs.
Burgess is also charged with assaulting his girlfriend, the child’s mother. He is locked up in the Northumberland County jail.