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Arrest in Laurel County

Date of News Release: 01/08/2007

(LONDON, KY) - On Sunday, January 7, 2007, the Kentucky State Police responded to an anonymous report of a child that had been abused at the Valley Lane Apartments one mile south of London, KY. Upon further investigation, it was determined the victim, a two year old female, had a head injury and multiple bruising. The boyfriend of the mother, Daniel Barrett, age 21, of London was arrested and charged with Criminal Abuse 1ST. The mother of the child, Vanessa Cox, age 23, of London was also arrested and charged with Criminal Abuse 1ST. Both Barrett and Cox were lodged in the Laurel County Detention Center. The Investigation is continuing by Trooper Mike King. Trooper King was assisted by Trooper Mark Ridener and Sgt. Todd Dalton.

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