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Tennessee teen’s parents say their son was abused

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State Police say the parents of a 15-year-old high school student accused of raping his 15-month-old sister and burying her alive claim she was abused when she was an infant.

State police Lt.

Mike Schmitt says the parents filed a report Friday about their son’s alleged assault on Jan. 14 at the home of his mother, Lisa Farrar, in the city of Knoxville.

He says the report is being reviewed and he is notifying parents.

The Tennesseans Union reports that the mother has been charged with aggravated child abuse and criminal mischief and the father has been arrested on charges of aggravated child molestation and criminal trespass.

Farrar is being held without bond in the Knox County jail.