A 1-month-old Houma baby attacked by his 19-year-old mother last week remains in critical condition, the Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s Office said.
Sheriff’s spokeswoman Dawn Foret said the 1-month-old boy’s condition was unchanged through the weekend. He is being treated at Children’s Hospital in New Orleans for skull fractures and extensive internal brain bleeding.
His mother, Tina Simpson, 1301 Bourg St., admitted to shaking the baby and throwing him at his bassinet Tuesday morning at his father’s North Bayou Black Drive home, the Sheriff’s Office said. Family members called 911 about 8:30 p.m. Tuesday and said the boy had suffered a seizure.
Simpson was jailed on a charge of attempted second-degree murder and faces 10-50 years in prison if convicted.