Infant twins allegedly abused by father are healing

SANFORD, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- The twins who were allegedly abused by their father are healing and improving, according to their mother.

Detectives from the Sanford Police Department began an investigation involving two infant twins on May 5. They were brought to Southern Maine Health Care Emergency Department with serious injuries due to inflicted head trauma. The infants were transported to Barbara Bush Children's Hospital, one with serious injuries and the other with critical injuries.

According to the twins' mother, one of the infants was brought to an optometrist this week and it was determined that the baby is not blind. The other infant is recovering well.

The twins turned two months old Sunday.

Anthony Scarpinelli, the father of the twins, is facing aggravated assault charges and two counts of assaulting a child under the age of six.


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