Columbus man indicted for child abuse

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COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – A Muscogee County Grand Jury has indicted a Columbus man in connection with a child abuse case.

The document came down in Muscogee County Superior Court Tuesday.

Christian Ramirez is facing two counts of cruelty to children in the first degree.

According to the indictment, in August of 2009, Ramirez allegedly caused "cruel or excessive physical pain" to a child under the age of 18 that was in his charge or immediate custody by fracturing her left leg and leaving hemorrhaging around her eyes and ears.

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