Ga. man accused of breaking 3-month-old girl’s neck, trying to smother twin sister with pillow

ROME, Ga. — A Rome man has been arrested after police said he tried to smother infant twin girls with a pillow and broke one of the babies’ necks.

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Police said Robert Dubose has been charged with felony aggravated assault and cruelty to children.


Police said the incident happened on Oct. 3 and that Dubose used his bare hands to inflict the babies’ injuries. According to the police report, the twin girls were born five months premature.

It’s unclear what Dubose’s relationship with the children is.

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The babies’ current conditions have not been released.