Junction City couple charged with death of infant

Emergency lights (LIN Photo/Brett Bensley, File)
Emergency lights (LIN Photo/Brett Bensley, File)

JUNCTION CITY, Kansas – The Junction City Police Department is still investigating after a 8-month-old child died from major injuries.

The child was taken to the Junction City Hospital on September 15.

The child was transported to Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri. The child died days later.

Christopher Dale Lyman, age 29 of Junction City, and Tammerisk Irene Lyman, age 26, also of Junction City, have both been arrested on charges of child abuse and aggravated battery in connection with this case.

Christopher Lyman is now confined in the Geary County Jail in lieu of a $1,000,000 bond. Tammerisk Lyman is now free on a $10,000 bond.

An autopsy is being performed today in Kansas City.

 

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