UPDATE: Child died at Ruby Memorial as a result of possible abuse, 3 charged as a result

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Peter and Chasity Wodzinski and Michelle Boggs

UPDATE (3/23/2020 9:09 a.m.):

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — In a criminal complaint filed by the West Virginia State Police, troopers stated that they responded to an investigation of abuse of a 5-year-old boy at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown.

Troopers said that the child suffered head trauma involving bleeding from the brain, had numerous bruises which were an indication of possible abuse, and also had an approximately one-and-a-half inch laceration on his genital region.

The victim was pronounced dead on March 20, according to the complaint.


ORIGINAL (3/21/2020 12:05 p.m.):

Peter Wodzinski

CLARKSBURG, W.V.a – A man and two women have been booked into North Central Regional Jail on charges of murder of a child by a parent, guardian or custodian, according to the West Virginia Regional Jail website.

Chasity Wodzinski

Peter Wodzinski, 32, and Chasity Wodzinski, 29, and Michelle Boggs, 48, were all booked into the jail, within five minutes of each other, on Friday, March 20, 2020, according to the jail website.

Peter Wodzinski and Boggs are listed as having no bond, while Chasity Wodzinski’s bond status is not listed.

Michelle Boggs

All three were charged in Harrison County. No further details on their charges, how they were related, or the situation surrounding them, have been released.

12 News will update this story are more information becomes available.

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