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Man arrested for child abuse in Clay County, WV

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One man is in jail for suspected child abuse of infant twins.

According to the West Virginia State Police, on Tuesday, police arrested Richard Solomon Osborne, 29, from Wallback, WV.

Osborne is the father of the twin girls, both 7 weeks old.

According to police, they responded to a 911 call reported by a social worker at Charleston Area Medical Center, Women and Children's Hospital.

When police arrived at the hospital, they found that both infants had severe injuries, which included broken bones and brain bleeds.

After police conducted intereviews, they developed a suspect, Osborne.

According to police, it is believed that on at least one occasion, Osborne violently grabbed the infants as they were crying and held them tightly against his chest, which led to their injuries.

Osborne was taken to the Central Regional Jail to await arraignment in Clay County Magistrate Court.



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