Whitley County couple faces charges in child abuse case

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.

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