MOTHER ACCUSED OF SETTING CAR ON FIRE WHILE HER BABY WAS INSIDE
Caylin Watson, 23, has been charged with attempted murder, first-degree arson, third-degree arson, abuse and infliction of great bodily injury upon a child.
In Columbia, SC on May 17, 2020 Caylin was accused of setting a car on fire while her 14-month-old son was in the car. Thankfully the baby did not die. However, the baby does have massive burns and is in critical condition.
The car fire started at 1:30 p.m. along Interstate 126. Police say Caylin set her car on fire with her baby son inside while parked on the side of the highway. The child suffered severe burns and was taken to the Augusta Burn Center in Georgia.
When officers and firefighters found evidence the fire was allegedly intentionally set, Caylin was immediately detained.
Caylin was hurt in the fire, but she is expected to be okay.