Two arrested in connection to child abuse case

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) – The Birmingham Police Department says they have made two arrests related to a child abuse case where the victim suffered severe injuries.

20-year-old Demarcus Williams and the mother of the child, 25-year-old Erin Wills, have been arrested after Wills' 2-year-old was transported to Children's Hospital by Birmingham Fire and Rescue with extensive head injuries. The victim is still in intensive care as of this writing.

Williams faces an assault charge and is being held in the Jefferson County Jail.

Wills was charged with child abuse and is out on bond.

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