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.