PUNTA GORDA, Fla - Charlotte County Sheriff’s Major Crimes Unit detectives arrested the mother and father of two 4-month old twin babies (born Sep. 22, 2010); one with fractured arm and the other with a skull fracture.
MCU detectives Thursday arrested Timothy Ryan Waters, 25, and Tabitha Lynn Walker, 25, of 4884 Duncan Rd. (U.S. 17 east of Punta Gorda) in the community of Cleveland on charges of Aggravated Child Abuse and Child Neglect for Medical Care.
On Dec. 28, detectives responded to Charlotte Regional Medical Center to meet with the Department of Children & Families (DCF) after twin babies were brought in to the emergency room by a grandparent. Doctors said one baby had a fracture to the right arm. DCF officers requested the other baby be checked and confirmed a non-depressed fracture of the skull.
Waters and Walker remain in the Charlotte County Jail.