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      Deputy suspended during child abuse investigation

      The Michigan State Police from the Iron Mountain Post are investigating a case of alleged child abuse of a four month old by a Dickinson County Sheriff's deputy.

      Thirty-three year old Deputy Matthew Linsenbigler of Kingsford is on leave from the Dickinson County Sheriff's Office. According to court documents, the Michigan Department of Human Services states the four month old sustained head injuries caused by shaking. The case is currently being handled in probate court. No criminal charges have been filed. A pretrial conference in probate court has been scheduled for July 31 where attorneys will meet with the judge to go over evidence in the case.