Arrest Made In Burke Co. Boy's Death

posted by Tank Spencer -

A Burke County mother is under arrest in the freezing death of her three-year-old son.  

Jamie Basinger is charged with involuntary manslaughter and felony child abuse.  Sheriff's deputies say young Landyn Melton was found dead on the front porch of his home in bitter cold temperatures last month.  

They say the door was wide open when they arrived, and Basinger was still asleep inside.



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