19 Feb '11, 12am

Dad poured chemicals on children

Dad poured chemicals on children

The father, Jorge Barahona, is charged with attempted first-degree murder and aggravated child abuse with a weapon for allegedly dousing Victor with chemicals. -- PHOTO: AP WEST PALM BEACH - AUTHORITIES searched the home of parents accused of abusing twin 10-year-olds - a girl who was found dead in the back of a pickup truck and a boy who was critically injured in the front seat after police said his father doused him with a chemical. A chemical was also poured on the girl, Nubia, and it was difficult to determine whether she had been abused before her death, according to officials who spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorised to talk about the case publicly. It's not clear whether the chemical was poured on the girl before or after her death. The father, Jorge Barahona, is charged with attempted first-degree murder and aggravated child abuse with a ...

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