Infant left on life support after abuse at daycare

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Infant on Life Support After Alleged Abuse at Oklahoma Daycare

Parents assume that when they leave their child with a caregiver, they will be treated well and kept safe. One family in Oklahoma, unfortunately, discovered what happens when those expectations are not met. Their infant girl is now on life support after being mistreated at her daycare.

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Medics were called to a home in the town of Noble when a four month old was reported unresponsive. Police were then brought in to find the person responsible.

The baby girl was then brought to the emergency room, where a doctor confirmed her injuries were due to child abuse. She is currently on life support and professionals are unsure about her fate.

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Parents hope that when they leave their child with a caregiver, that they will be treated well and kept safe. One family in Oklahoma, unfortunately, had to endure what happens when those expectations are not met.

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An arrest warrant went out for daycare leader 45-year-old Melissa Clark, who is suspected to inflict the abuse on the child. The Department of Human Services have also shut down her daycare. 

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Medics were called to a home in the town of Noble when a four month old was reported unresponsive. Police were then brought in to find the person responsible.

Credit: KFOR

The baby girl was then brought to the emergency room, where a doctor confirmed her injuries were due to child abuse.

Credit: KFOR

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An arrest warrant went out for 45-year-old Melissa Clark, the daycare's leader, who is suspected of inflicting the abuse on the child. The Department of Human Services have also shut down her daycare.

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