Baby gets 3rd-degree burns after being left in sink; mother charged

Baby gets 3rd-degree burns after being left in sink; mother charged
(Source: SCSO)

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - A baby is recovering after suffering third-degree burns during a bath in the sink.

The 4-month-old boy’s mother, 24-year-old Chantel Woodson, said she was giving the baby a bath but walked away. She returned when she heard him screaming.

Deputies say the baby boy received severe burns from his torso down and other internal injuries.

It is unclear how the baby received his internal injuries.

Woodson is charged with aggravated child abuse and neglect.

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