Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Police: Dad put baby in oven after night of partying (McCracken County, Kentucky)

UNNAMED DAD has been charged with child endangerment charges after he allegedly got stoned and put his 5-week-old baby in the oven. Mom found the baby the next morning after she heard crying. Fortunately, Daddy didn't turn the oven on.

Police: Man put baby in oven after night of partying
Posted at: 03/17/2010 9:19 AM

A five-week-old infant was placed in a kitchen oven and now the child's father is under arrest.

Police in McCracken County, Kentucky say the incident happened Sunday night after the child’s father smoked marijuana and drank hard liquor.

The infant was discovered early the next morning when it began crying.

The child’s mother says she found the baby in the oven, with the door slightly cracked open. The oven was not on.

The child was taken to a local hospital but didn't have any injuries.

The baby’s father was arrested and charged with wanton endangerment.