Parents charged in connection to injury to 5-year-old

Parents charged in connection to injury to 5-year-old
(Source: Odessa Police Department)

ODESSA, TX (KWES) - Two parents have been charged in connection to injuries to their 5-year-old with Down Syndrome.

The Odessa Police Department charged Robert Rincon Jr., 42, and Isabel Rincon, 33, with causing injury to a child causing serious bodily injury.

We're told the child was extremely underweight and severely malnourished.

According to the arrest affidavit, the 5-year-old was only 17 pounds at the time of examination.

The child was also observed to have bed sores and bruising on his right ear.

He has been transferred to a trauma-based hospital in Lubbock and is in CPS custody.

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