2 charged with abusing 1-year-old in Elizabethton

Johnson City Press • May 11, 2018 at 10:30 AM

ELIZABETHTON – Two people have been charged with abusing and neglecting a 1-year-old child, the Elizabethton Police Department announced Friday.

Alexandria Nelson, 18, and Cory Brett Scalf, 20, were arrested Tuesday after a Carter County grand jury returned a true bill charging each with aggravated child abuse and aggravated child neglect.

EPD Capt. Shane Darling reported that the charges resulted from the department’s investigation into the abuse and neglect of a 1-year-old child.

Nelson and Scalf were held in the Carter County Jail on $50,000 bond each.

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