SHAMOKIN — A 3-year-old girl is fighting for her life after being brutally beaten Thursday night at 725 W. Shamokin St., Trevorton.

Jahrid Josef Burgess, 19, of Trevorton, is accused of beating the girl and his 23-year-old girlfriend during an incident that left the toddler with a brain injury, multiple broken ribs, hemorrhaging from the vagina and multiple bruises on the face and body.

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Lock that Evil Monster up and throw away the key !!! God Bless that child , what she must have been through !! So tragic !!!! It's beyond words !! [sad][angry]


Also , I have NO empathy for her so called MOTHER! How could she allow someone to beat her innocent baby like that . She needs to be held accountable too !!! LOCK HER UP !!!! There are many shelters available for abused women and children. Hope it was worth it to choose your baby over a disgusting Monster!!!!


I meant to type choosing a MONSTER over your child !!!! I am so upset over this I can't type right !!!!

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