A city woman has been charged and accused of endangering a six-month old child, who sustained second-degree burn injuries and required hospital treatment, according to the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office.
Tashia Davis, 41-year-old, was arrested on Friday. She was charged with third-degree endangering the welfare of a child.
Authorities said on December 2, 2020, police began investigating the case of a six-month old child with burn injuries at St. Joseph’s University Medical Center. Investigators from the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office Special Victims Unit and Paterson police interviewed the child’s sister and other witnesses.
After their investigation, detectives filed charges against Davis.
Davis faces 3-5 years in state prison if convicted. She was released pending a court appearance on April 23.