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Teen Couple Indicted on Multiple Counts of Child Abuse

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MIDLAND COUNTY - A Midland County grand jury hands down indictments against a teen couple accused of child abuse.    

Iris Rodriguez and Joseph Charles, both 18, were arrested in May.

They're facing multiple counts of child abuse charges.

Investigators say the couple is responsible for badly beating Rodriguez's 19-month old son.

Charles is accused of sexually assaulting the woman's two year old daughter.

He was also indicted on aggravated sexual assault.   

Both are still in jail.

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