15-Month-Old On Life Support After Alleged Abuse

Posted at 7:12 PM, Apr 08, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-08 19:12:15-04

CINCINNATI (WLWT) –  Two young children are in the hospital after alleged abuse by their uncle.

NBC News affiliate out of Cincinnati WLWT reports15-month-old Kassidy Smith is on life support and has severe brain injuries, her mother tells WLWT.

Police said 19-year-old Recardo Woods now faces a felonious assault charge.

Kassidy Smith’s mother, Danielle Stallworth, told WLWT that Woods was watching the children while she attended a funeral. She said she found out something was wrong when police knocked on her door Saturday morning.

Stallworth said her 3-month-old daughter, Korri Smith, is also in the hospital after the incident. She said Korri has a bleed on her brain.

Police said Woods has not been charged for any injuries to Korri Smith, but it is possible additional charges could be filed. The investigation is still ongoing.