Toddler Who Was Injured And Intoxicated, Released From Hospital

COVINGTON, Ky. (AP) - A 3-year-old girl who had become intoxicated with alcohol has been released from a Cincinnati hospital.

The girl was admitted to the hospital last month with two fractures to her left arm and bleeding on the brain. Her blood-alcohol level was 0.15, nearly twice the legal limit for motorists in Kentucky.

She is being cared for by relatives along with her 4-year-old sibling, who was not hurt.

Police in Covington and Elsmere are investigating. Authorities say suspects include four adults who had access to the child during the 12 hours before she was admitted to the hospital.

There have been no arrests.

(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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  • by whit Location: booneville on Mar 5, 2008 at 05:27 AM
    i wanna be elsis. first of al i wanna saye i luve kentuckily. i lovd thise stat!!
  • by K on Mar 4, 2008 at 03:09 PM
    Well this is another story that has made CNN News. The other was the one about the Grandfather sitting on the baby and smothering it. I guess the rest of the country thinks we take great care of our children.
  • by Michelle Location: Flemingsburg on Mar 4, 2008 at 02:22 PM
    I can't imagine why people do things to harm children. I pray that this little girl doesn't end up back in the home of whomever abused her. May God be watching over her.
  • by WT Location: Harrodsburg on Mar 4, 2008 at 11:52 AM
    WHY hasn't someone been arrested in this case? Ridiculous.
  • by AC Location: Corbin on Mar 4, 2008 at 10:15 AM
    poor child. what kind of sickos could do this to a child? i hope these kids are never put back into their so-called "mother's" custody again.

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