St. George duo charged with abusing 15-month-old

ST. GEORGE,S.C. (WCIV) - A man and woman living together ina St. George home were charged by Dorchester County deputies withchild abuse.

According to deputies,27-year-old Michael Hunt and 29-year-old Patricia Minus were charged with unlawfulneglect of a child after medical personnel at Medical University Hospital called police.

On Sept. 22, deputies met withhospital officials who said injuries to a 15-month old child were considerednon-accidental. The baby had head trauma stemming from a fall, officials said.

Agents from the Department ofSocial Services were also called.

After an investigation, Huntand Minus were arrested. In court, both were issued a $50,000 personalrecognizance bond.