Mother Of Infant Saved From Burning Tulsa Home Charged With Child Neglect

Thursday, July 16th 2015, 6:53 pm
By: News On 6

A Tulsa mother arrested after police rescued her 10-month-old girl from a burning home was charged Thursday with child neglect.

Prosecutors also charged Montrenique Morris with assault and battery, and drug possession.

An officer looking for a stabbing suspect over the weekend spotted the burning home and kicked open the door when he heard the baby screaming.

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The little girl wasn't hurt.

The officer said Morris was the stabbing suspect he was looking for in the first place.