Couple charged with abusing boy

February 15, 2009 8:55:42 PM PST
A New Castle County couple is charged with abusing an 11-year-old boy. They are accused of allegedly holding the boy in icy water and causing burns and bruises.

The child is the son of 29-year-old Pedro Rivera, who's behind bars.

26-year-old Megan Brazell is Rivera's girlfriend.

She's free on bail.

The child is hospitalized tonight.

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