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Army veteran held in son’s assault is PTSD patient

LOWELL — An Army veteran under treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder was accused Monday of assaulting his infant son, who authorities say is not expected to survive.

Christopher Berry, who served a tour of duty in Afghanistan, pleaded not guilty and was ordered held on $500,000 cash bail. On several other pending cases, including a domestic incident involving his son’s mother, bail was revoked.

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