Yenci Elizabeth Lopez was put under arrest after putting a 2-year-old child in a burning hot tub of water Sunday, December 5. The child was left in the tub unattended for an extended period despite complaints from the uncomfortable child.
The young boy was diagnosed with second degree burns over 20 percent of his body at a local hospital’s burn unit. Lopez quickly left the hurt child without attending to his wounds while she was assigned to caring for him.
Despite caring for the family’s child for long periods, the family issued out an arrest for Lopez’s heinous crime without hesitation. Currently, Lopez faces child endangerment charges and reporters are unsure whether she has a lawyer yet.
According to the Department of Health and Human Services as well as the National Child Abuse and Neglect System:
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