2 charged after 3-year-old found burned in North Carolina


Authorities in North Carolina have charged two people after a 3-year-old child was found with lower-body burns.

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The Iredell County Sheriff’s Office said Monday that 25-year-old Taylor Ryan Parks, and 27-year-old Crystal Kay Duncan were charged with felony child abuse. Bond for each was set at $2,500.

The alleged abuse happened in Harmony on Thursday, deputies said.

The child was taken to Brenner’s Children’s Hospital in Winston-Salem for treatment for the burns.

The sheriff's office said the investigation continues and there may be more charges.


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