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Paducah Couple Jailed on Child Abuse Charges
By West Kentucky Star Staff
PADUCAH, KY - A Paducah couple were arrested Monday afternoon on child abuse charges.

The Paducah Police Department says 27-year-old Taneca T. Bard and 26-year-old Blair J. Bard were charged with second-degree child abuse after police were called to a local elementary school in reference to a possible abused child. Upon investigation, detectives determined the boy had scabs and bruises on his body and had been whipped with a switch, a belt and an electric cord.

During interviews with police, the Bards admitted to assaulting the child. They were booked into the McCracken County Jail.

Published 08:25 PM, Tuesday Jan. 10, 2017
Updated 08:51 PM, Thursday Jan. 12, 2017

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