ELIZABETHTOWN, KY (WAVE) – A HardinCounty couple accused of abusing their 3-month-old son entered not guilty pleasin court on Tuesday.
Alexander Irwin, 18, and JessicaCapponi, 19, requested a public defender during their arraignment.
In February, the couple's infant sonwas rushed to Kosair Children's Hospital in Louisville with a skull fracture,broken ribs and multiple bruises. Doctors said he also was extremelymalnourished.
Irwin and Capponi are charged withassault and criminal abuse.