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Saturday, December 3, 2011

One-month-old baby with every rib broken fighting for its life after man and woman are arrested for rape and battery

-Boy suffers heart attack after horrific assault
-Could be one Britain's worst ever child abuse cases

By Craig Mackenzie

A man and a woman have been arrested after one-month-old baby was allegedly raped and battered.

The tiny child had a heart attack brought on by his injuries and is fighting for his life.

He was rushed to Darent Valley Hospital in Dartford, Kent, on Thursday at 7am, but was transferred to London's King's College Hospital after having a cardiac arrest there.

Care: King's College Hospital where the baby is on a life support machine

It is believed the boy suffered a broken arm, collar bone, punctured lungs and fractures to every rib. He is on a life support machine.

There were also a sexual injury serious internal injuries suggesting rape, according to the Sun.

His condition was critical, but he is showing signs of improvement today, said police.

A spokesman told the Mail Online that a 35-year-old man and a 33-year-old woman, both from the Gravesend area of Kent, were arrested in connection with the incident.
The man is reported to have been arrested on suspicion of rape and grievous bodily harm.

Suspects: The man and woman who were arrested over the alleged attack are both from Gravesend, Kent

They have been released on police bail until Thursday December 8 while inquiries continue.

'This is an ongoing investigation,' said the spokesman.

A hospital source told the Sun: ' These are the worst injuries the doctors and police have seen in someone so young.

'How the baby is alive is a miracle. It's touch and go whether he survives.'



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