Man charged with aggravated child abuse, sexual torture of Chilton Co. toddler

Man charged with aggravated child abuse, sexual torture of Chilton Co. toddler
Shawn Averett (Source: Chilton Co. Jail)

JEMISON, Ala. (WBRC) - Jemison police have charged a 33-year-old man from Shelby with aggravated child abuse and sexual torture of a 15-month-old boy.

Shawn Wesley Averett was arrested July 18. Investigators were notified by Shelby Hospital that the child was in their care with head injuries.

On Thursday July 18th JPD Investigators arrested 33 year old Shawn Wesley Averett of Shelby charging him with Aggravated...

Posted by Jemison Police Department on Monday, July 22, 2019

The child is in critical condition.

A GoFundMe account has been set up to help with medical expenses.

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