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Mother accused of breaking child's leg
Monday, March 5, 2012
Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Deputies have arrested a 25 year old Duson woman for second degree cruelty to a juvenile for injuries she inflicted on her 9 month old daughter. It appears that after becoming frustrated because her daughter was fussing and crying for several hours Cassidi Davis twisted the child’s leg causing a spiral fracture of the left femur bone. The child is receiving medical attention at a local hospital while Davis remains at the Lafayette Parish Correctional Center awaiting a bond hearing. The incident occurred at the mother’s apartment in the 100 block of Marigny Circle on 3-4-12. The incident was discovered when mother transported the child to the hospital for treatment on 3-5-12.