The following is a news release from the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office:
Lake Charles – On November 1, the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office received a call regarding an 8 month old baby who was brought into a local hospital by his mother with a head injury. Medical tests determined the baby had a skull fracture.
The mother, Angela M. Hunter, 25, of Lake Charles, stated the baby had been in her care and the injury had occurred between noon and 2:00 p.m. that day but she had no explanation for his injury.
The baby was transported to a Lafayette hospital where he is listed in good condition.
On November 2, Hunter was arrested and booked into the Calcasieu Correctional Center. She is charged with 2nd degree cruelty to a juvenile. Her bond was set at $50,000.