Two Charged with Child Abuse

Two Charged with Child Abuse

There are 7 comments on the WAAY-TV Huntsville story from Jul 29, 2009, titled Two Charged with Child Abuse. In it, WAAY-TV Huntsville reports that:

On May 16th, 2009 Michael Holmes called the Morgan County E911 center to report that his girlfriend's 8 month old son was having a medical problem.

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#1 Aug 4, 2009
I no Micheal and he has never made me feel like he would do anything to harm a child he watches children all the time and has never even gotten loud with a child i really dont think he would do wnything like that an then call the police have you ever thought why didnt the mother ever call is she hiding something just a thought an who just lets any man come stay with them an just met the man i think it more to be looked at
Imagine That


#2 Aug 7, 2009
Dang. They both look odd. This poor child.

Since: Apr 09

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#3 Aug 14, 2009
I wonder what is concidered child abuse these days. Is there a fine line or are there actual things that are needed to be followed? I do not like to punish my children by using physical punishment. But my ex husband and his wife do. If a child needs a spanking I guess that is what needs to be done. I have done that in the past. But what about them smacking my child in the face and slapping them in the back of the head? Is that abuse or is that just the way methodist punish their kids?

“Remeber the moment!!”

Since: Sep 09

Hartselle, Alabama

#4 Sep 29, 2009
Any thing DHR can do!! They take childeren away from good familys but when people are really hurting there kids they let the childeren stay with them.. DHR IS A PIECE OF SHIT..
mayberry girl

United States

#5 Sep 30, 2009
Kevin Bennett and Melinda Barns beat Melinda's daughter and made her sit at the table for up to eight hours at a time. She was only five. All because she wouldn't eat deer meat. DHR took Melinda's daughter from the home but left Kevin's son in the home. That is so unfair to Kevin's son!!!Oh by the way he is coaching the Ardmore mini midgets football so parents watch your kids closely at those football games.
mayberry girl

United States

#6 Sep 30, 2009
Bennett's and Barn's trial was put off til December
#7 Feb 11, 2013
i also know this man and he is a drug head & only a jury will convict.....karma headed that way

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