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Newport man charged after toddler suffers severe head injuries

Published: Sep. 22, 2021 at 10:32 AM EDT
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CARTERET COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) - A man has been charged after deputies say a toddler was severely injured on Sunday.

Carteret County deputies say Matthew Langley, of Newport, is charged with felony child abuse inflicting serious injury.

Major Jason Wank says the 31-year-old Langley was taking care of his girlfriend’s four-year-old child when the girl suffered a severe head injury.

Wank says the child remains at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville.

He said they determined the girl’s injuries were not consistent with the version given to investigators.

Langley is being held on a $150,000 bond and his next court date is October 1st in Beaufort.

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