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SC teen mom charged with killing 1-year-old son

Jan 14, 2011 8:30:00 AM - thestate.com
A 19-year-old Dorchester County woman has been was arrested and accused of killing her 1-year-old son.

Dorchester County Sheriff L.C. Knight says Amber Lynn Bracci of Ridgeville was charged Thursday with homicide by child abuse.

Knight says Bracci's 15-month old son Rowan was taken to Trident Regional Medical Center on Jan. 6, and then transferred to the Medical University of South Carolina Hospital in Charleston, where he died Saturday.

An incident report says the boy was bleeding in his eyes and brain.

Bracci told deputies she called EMS after she saw her son's eyes rolling into the back of his head. Doctors called deputies because they thought the injuries were consistent with child abuse.

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