Couple arrested after death of infant

By The Mercury

Two people were arrested on child abuse and aggravated battery charges after an 8-month-old baby died from injuries Wednesday.

Detective Sgt. Trish Giordano of the Junction City Police Department said the couple was the child’s aunt and uncle.

The infant was treated in the emergency room at Geary Community Hospital Sunday and flown to Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Mo., where the baby died three days later.

Christopher Dale Lyman, 29, and Tammerisk Irene Lyman, 26, both of Junction City, were arrested on child abuse and aggravated battery charges in connection with the child’s death.

Christopher Lyman is confined in the Geary County Jail in lieu of a $1,000,000 bond. Tammerisk Lyman was released on a $10,000 bond.









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