Columbia man arrested for child abuse - WSMV Channel 4

Columbia man arrested for child abuse

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NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) -

Michael Bonee, 25, was arrested on charges aggravated child abuse and neglect.

Bonee and his girlfriend called 911 and told first responders the 8-month-old had the flu.

Police discovered the infant was unconscious when they arrived at the Columbia residence Tuesday night.

The girl was rushed Vanderbilt Medical Center's Children's Hospital in critical condition, where doctors discovered she had been severely wounded.

Both the child's mother and Bonee were questioned.

Police say Bonee vandalized the interview room while in custody.

The child remains in critical condition at Vanderbilt.

Bonee remains in jail on $102,500 bond.

Bonee previously served nearly one year in jail after being convicted for abusing his 7-year-old son.

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