Couple charged in the death of infant

On September 15, 2013, at about 5:00 a.m., the Junction City Police Department was notified of an eight month old child that was brought into the ER at Geary Community Hospital.

It was later learned that the child was transported by helicopter to Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City. Mo. with major injuries.

Christopher Dale Lyman, age 29 of Junction City, and Tammerisk Irene Lyman, age 26, also of Junction City, have both been arrested on charges of Child Abuse and Aggravated Battery in connection with this case.

Mr. Lyman is currently confined in the Geary County Jail in lieu of a $1,000,000 bond. Mrs. Lyman is currently free on a $10,000 bond.

On September 18, 2013,  Police learned that the victim in this case had died at Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Mo. An autopsy is being performed today in Kansas City, Kan.

This case is still under investigation.

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