Couple Charged After Toddler’s Tongue is Split, Possibly with Scissors
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. – An Indiana couple faces charges after police say a toddler’s tongue was split down the middle, possibly with scissors. The Terre Haute Police Department began investigating the child abuse case last Wednesday, when an officer was called to Union Hospital. That’s where the 14-month-old victim was taken, suffering from a split tongue, a swollen scrotum and severe bruises all over his body, according to a probable cause affidavit obtained by WTHI.