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Indictment: 8 year old blind after stepfather attack

Li Chen (Source: Chatham Co. Sheriff's Office) Li Chen (Source: Chatham Co. Sheriff's Office)
POOLER, GA (WTOC) -

According to a grand jury indictment unsealed Wednesday, Li Chen beat his 8-year-old daughter with a meat cleaver at their home on Raymond Road in Pooler in November.

The indictment says the little girl's skull was penetrated and she has lost vision in both of her eyes.

A grand jury indicted Chen on charges of attempting to commit murder and multiple counts of cruelty to children.

According to the indictment, the stepfather beat the girl in front of other children.

He remains behind bars at the Chatham County Detention Center with no bond.

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