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Hearing set for Hannibal man accused of hurting baby

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The Hannibal man accused of abusing a 7-week-old baby faced arraignment in Marion County court Friday morning.

Dustin Dye's case has been set for a preliminary hearing on July 28. He faces two counts of felony assault and could face up to two consecutive life sentences if convicted.

Police say he caused serious physical injury to the baby known as "Baby Nora" by family members.

According to the Hannibal Police Department, officers were called to Hannibal Regional Hospital for a report of possible child abuse on Tuesday, June 3. Police determined that the baby had injuries consistent with possible abuse.

Dye is currently being held in the Marion County Jail on a $250,000 bond.


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