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Accused Effingham Co. baby beater charged with multiple counts

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EFFINGHAM CO., GA (WTOC) -

New information is released about the man charged with assaulting a 2-year-old girl.

According to the indictment, Robert Edwards is charged with eight counts, ranging from aggravated battery, several counts cruelty to children, and several counts of aggravated assault.

Deputies in Effingham County say Edwards beat the toddler. The toddler's mother, Sabrina Saunders is also in trouble with the law. She's charged with cruelty to children, false statements and obstructing an officer.

Investigators say the baby is going to be OK.

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