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Infant Badly Burned

By: WSAZ NewsChannel 3
By: WSAZ NewsChannel 3

A mother from Charleston is facing criminal charges after police say she burned her six-month-old daughter's legs and feet.

Jessica Saunders was arrested when she took her daughter, Zayna, to the hospital for second-degree burns.

According to the criminal complaint, Saunders told doctors her daughter rolled off a bed and onto a radiator heater.

However, doctors disagreed, and alerted police.

Saunders is charged with child abuse.


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