7-month-old’s leg, ribs fractured; Mother charged with abuse
FAIRVIEW HEIGHTS, MO (KTVI) – A Fairview Heights woman is in jail for allegedly abusing her 7-week-old baby.
Police arrested Che Watson, 22, after officers were called to Cardinal Glennon Hospital last week.
According to police, doctors caring for the infant reported fractured ribs and a fractured femur. The baby had been taken to the hospital by family members.
DCFS investigators say the injuries are a result of child abuse. Watson is charged with two counts of Aggravated Battery to a Child.
Her bond is set at $500,000.