Aunt and uncle arrested in connection to baby death

An aunt and uncle have been arrested after a baby died in a hospital from major injuries.

Christopher Dale Lyman, 29, and Tammerisk Irene Lyman, 26, both of Junction City were booked into jail on charges of child abuse and aggravated battery on Sunday.

The baby was taken by helicopter to Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, where the 8-month-old died Wednesday.

An autopsy was set for Thursday.

The case is still under investigation.

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