Mother Charged with Fracturing Her One-Month-Old Child’s Legs
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Kansas City woman has been charged with seriously injuring her one-month old child.
Lacresha R. Young, 21, faces Assault 1st Degree, Abuse of a Child and Endangering the Welfare of a Child 1st Degree..
According to court records, in November, police dispatched to Children’s Mercy Hospital were informed by Children’s Division workers about injuries to a 1-month-old child that were consistent with child abuse. The injuries included fractures to right and left legs. Young admitted to police that she caused the injuries.
Prosecutors requested a bond of $100,000.