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By Jim Wallace - bio | email

January  , 2009

ALBANY, GA (WALB) - An 8 year old boy is severely beaten by his uncle for missing the school bus.

17 year old Ricky Hall was arrested and charged with aggravated battery.

Investigators say the third grader at Turner Elementary School was beaten so severely he suffered welts across his back and legs, and a possible broken arm.

Investigators say Hall was enraged because the littl boy missed his school bus.

He is being held in the Dougherty County Jail.

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