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Parents charged for infant's broken leg
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A mother and father face felony charges for breaking their 2-month-old baby’s leg.“It’s a horrible case,” said McMinnville police detective Todd Rowland of the horrific fracture sustained by the infant, allegedly at the hands of one of his parents. Both the baby’s mother, Dara Ann Dillard Cooper and father, Jonathan Randall Cooper, are charged with the crime.Neither of the parents are taking responsibility for the injuries the baby suffered, therefore both are charged equally with the crime of aggravated child abuse. The crime carries 15 to 25 years in prison.The infant was taken to Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital where doctors said it had a spiral fracture to one of its legs, the result, experts say, of a twisting motion.