Child Exposed to Chemical; Mother Tentatively Charged with Neglect

Posted Wednesday, December 12, 2012 --- 10:55 a.m.

Incident Report from the Madison Police Department:

Incident Type: Child Neglect

Incident Date: 12/09/2012 - 7:55 PM

Address: 2139 East Springs Dr. (Microtel Inn and Suites by Wyndham Madison East)

Arrested: Jennifer F. Shaw, age 36
Ms. Shaw has been tentatively charged with felony Child Neglect.

Victim: Male, 14-months

Details: Sunday night, Madison Police were dispatched to the Microtel Inn and Suites by Wyndham Madison East, 2139 East Springs Dr., for a check person complaint. Officers found a mother and her young child in a room. It was determined the 14-month old had been exposed to a liquid chemical that was also in the room.

The boy was taken to a hospital for treatment. His mother has been tentatively charged with felony child neglect. Testing is being done to determine what type of liquid chemical was in the room.

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