Burned child left untreated for 30 hours; parents arrested


SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) – The parents of a 2-year-old boy are in custody as the toddler fights for his life.

An arrest affidavit shows the child has a collapsed lung, four broken ribs, intestinal bleeding, liver and kidney damage, first- and second-degree burns and black eyes.

News outlets report 28-year-old Kevin Wiggins and 26-year-old Jessica Fisher, both of Shreveport, are in custody on a charge of attempted first-degree murder.

They’re being held in the Shreveport City Jail.

It was unknown if either has an attorney who could speak on their behalf.

Both suspects deny injuring the child. 

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