Babysitter Leaves Infant With Broken Ribs, Retinal Bleeding: Cops

A North Carolina woman was charged this week with severely abusing a 9-month-old infant she was babysitting.

Destinee Ryan Agee, 24, was arrested on Thursday on a single count of intentional child abuse with serious bodily injury, according to a warrant filed in the case.

The warrant said that the baby’s injuries included retinal hemorrhage and fractured ribs, the Morganton News Herald reported.

Agee made her first court appearance on Friday, and she was ordered held on a $75,000 bond. She due in court again on November 19.

The News Herald said that Agee has no prior convictions in North Carolina.

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[Featured image: Destinee Ryan Agee/Burke County Sheriff’s Office]