U.P. Man Gets Prison Time For Child Abuse

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    Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Dickinson County man has been sentenced to prison for child abuse.

    27-year-old Ryan Barr of Iron Mountain was sentenced yesterday in Dickinson County Circuit Court to 23 months to ten years in prison on a count of second degree child abuse.

    Barr was arrested last August after forcefully dropping his infant son into a playpen, which caused serious injuries including head trauma.

    He received credit for 85 days already served and will have no contact with his children or their mother.


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