On Dec 27, 2016, Patric Eddy and Candace Matthews’ 16-day-old baby, Mia’Kota, was exceedingly burnt while underneath a caring of a 16-year-old cousin.
Officials contend a occurrence was an accident, as a teen inadvertently incited off a cold H2O instead of a prohibited while perplexing to wash a baby in a sink. She told Mia’Kota’s relatives and insincere they would take her to get medical diagnosis immediately after they picked her up.
However, a teen and her mom took a baby and called 911 when they found 25-year-old Eddy and 26-year-old Matthews upheld out in their Ada, Oklahoma, home a subsequent day.
According to justice documents, Matthews pronounced “that she could not take a child to a sanatorium since she was high on meth,” even yet a baby was pang from initial and second-degree burns.
Mia’Kota is now recuperating during a bake core in Arkansas, though she could have died if nobody came to check on her.