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Mother of injured 7-week-old seeks bond reduction

5 months, 1 week ago by Jim Dewey

Melinda Hamilton was arrested on a probation violation

The mother of a child known as Baby Nora asked for a bond reduction in court Monday.

Melinda Hamilton,of Hannibal, was arrested on a probation violation. She has a bond of $20,000.

The request for bond reduction is under advisement and Hamilton remains in custody.

Court documents show she had served 120 days of a 10-year sentence in a Missouri prison on felony drug charges. 

She received five years of supervised probation. 

Hamilton's next hearing is scheduled for July 22. 

Dustin Dye, also of Hannibal, faces two counts of felony assault in connection to physical injury to the 7-week-old baby. 

A preliminary Hearing for Dye is set for July 28th. 

He is being held in the Marion County Jail under $250 thousand cash only bond.


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