Child Abuse Fugitives Dow and Linscott in Court Monday
Roland Dow and Jessica Linscott were arrested in Florida after almost two weeks on the run and are slated to appear in court for arraignment on Monday.
A fugitive couple charged in a high-profile child abuse case will appear in court Monday.
Plaistow, NH residents Jessica Linscott, 23, and Roland Dow, 27, were captured Wednesday at Universal Studios in Orlando, Fla. after they evaded authorities for nearly two weeks. They will be arraigned in Plaistow District Court Monday, according to Rockingham County Attorney Jim Reams.
The pair went on the run after Linscott's 3-year-old son was found battered and burned by doctors at Exeter Hospital, police said. Dow allegedly inflicted the injuries on the boy. He's charged with first-degree assault, which carries up to 30 years in prison. Linscott is charged with misdemeanor-level child endangerment.
Multipe sightings of the pair were reported in Massachusetts including Swampscott days after they went on the run. The case received national attention—something Rockingham County Attorney Jim Reams said led to tips from the public that helped police track the pair down.
WCVB.com reported Linscott and Dow flew from Orlando to Boston, Mass. Saturday. They were listed as inmates at the Rockingham County Jail Saturday night.
The pair have denied media interview requests since their arrest.
More details about their run from police could be revealed after Monday's arraignment.