Child's Injuries Detailed in Trial of Nanny

New information came out of the trial Friday of a nanny accused of the death of a baby under her care.

Prosecutors called the mother of four-month-old Cash Bell back to the stand, asking her to list every injury that occurred under the care of Sarah Cullen.

Prosecutors wanted the court to know that in the weeks leading up to the baby boy's death, he suffered many other injuries under Cullen's watch..

The mother talked about coming home to find her son with a scratched and bruised eye.

Another time, there was a broken blood vessel in his eye.

Later, abrasions on the baby's neck.

Another time, the family found a bruise on his forehead.

At first, the mother said the stories seemed believable. After so many of these injuries though, Cash's parents began talking about firing Cullen, just day before the infant's death.

Other witnesses in Friday's trial included the baby's doctor, and Cullen's former boyfriend.

Prosecutors asked the doctor to explain that Cash's injuries were not a preexisting condition, and that he had always been healthy.

Cullen's former boyfriend recalled the events of the day Cash was fatally injured.

After Cullen's alleged incident with Cash, he says she called him for help because he had medical training as a volunteer firefighter. The boyfriend explained how he drove over to pick up Cullen and Cash, called 911, and took them to the hospital. He says all he wanted to do was get Cash to the hospital, and into treatment.

He revealed it wasn't until much later in the day, when he and Cullen were both released from questioning at the sheriff's department, that she told him about dropping Cash down the stairs.

One juror was removed from the case Friday because they knew a witness.


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