Mom, boyfriend arrested after child badly hurt

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INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – A mother and her boyfriend were arrested Monday night after they took their 3-year-old child to the hospital with multiple injuries.

According to police, 24-year-old Maria Calderon and 24-year-old Freddie Bailey brought the 3-year-old child to IU Health Methodist Hospital with injuries, including significant head trauma.

The child was transported in extremely critical condition to Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health.

Child abuse and homicide detectives say injures the child had were not accidental.

Bailey was preliminarily charged with battery and neglect of a dependent. Calderon was preliminarily charged with neglect of a dependent. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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