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Man is charged with child abuse

Wednesday, April 1, 2009

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Kevin Dixon
SIKESTON -- A Sikeston man is in jail for seriously injuring his girlfriend's 8-month-old child who remains in critical condition and on life support.

Kevin Cortez Dixon, 18, of Sikeston was arrested Monday and later charged with child abuse and first-degree assault with serious bodily injury, according to a Sikeston Department of Public Safety news release.

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