WHITLEY COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT) -- A southern Kentucky couple faces charges in a child abuse case.
The Whitley County grand jury indicted Justin Lambdin 29, and his girlfriend, Christina Smith-Wyatt, 29.
Sheriff's Deputies say Lambdin beat Smith-Wyatt's son with closed fists, open hands and a belt.
They say Smith-Wyatt ordered the punishment for something the child did at school.
Both Lambdin and Smith-Wyatt were indicted on criminal abuse charges.
Deputies say the child is younger than ten years old.