CPSO charges mother for 2nd degree cruelty

Angela Hunter
Angela Hunter

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.

The Department of Child and Family Services has taken the child into custody.