World Europe 19 Mar 2016 London: Boy dies aft ...

London: Boy dies after being put in boiling water by stepmom

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Published Mar 19, 2016, 2:07 am IST
Updated Mar 19, 2016, 6:27 am IST
Medics tended to the kid but could not revive him.
Anna Ritchie
 Anna Ritchie

London: A 26-year-old stepmother has been arrested and was due for arraignment after her four-year-old step son died under unclear circumstances it was reported.

According to the Independent, Ohio police arrived at  the home of Anna Ritchie on Wednesday morning after she reported that her stepson Austin Cooper was not breathing. Medics tended to the kid but could not revive him.

 

Ritchie told police that she had put Austin’s legs in boiling water as a punishment the evening before, CBS News reports. She added that she put the child to bed and did not believe he was seriously injured.Investigations to establish the precise cause of the child’s death and an autopsy is due to be performed by Warren County Coroner. Ritchie is being held at Warren County Jail.

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