Mother and boyfriend arrested for alleged child abuse

Dec 15, 2011

WEST TAWAKONI - Two people are in custody and a two-year-old child clings to life after a reported beating in South Hunt County.

Sheriff Randy Meeks says the child had been severely beaten in West Tawakoni and was last known to be on life support at a Dallas hospital.

The mother and her boyfriend were arrested Wednesday afternoon. The names of the two suspects had not been released pending arraignment.

More details are forthcoming as the investigation continues.