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Prosecutor tells jury in Duluth child abuse trial that 6-year-old victim said, 'OK, Dad. I'll tell them I fell'

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DULUTH - Six-year-old "Mikey'' was in the pediatric intensive care unit of St. Mary's Medical Center with a fractured left elbow, a liver laceration and numerous bruises on his stomach, legs, back and penis in September of 2007.


That's when a nursing assistant overheard the boy talking to his stepfather on the phone, St. Louis County prosecutor Leslie Beiers told a Duluth jury on Friday.

The nursing assistant heard the boy say: "OK, Dad. I'll tell them I fell.''

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