Police Say Rocky Hill Mother Lied About How Her Toddler Received Burns

A Rocky Hill mother was ordered by a judge to have no contact with her 2-year-old daughter, after police say she lied to medical professionals and failed to provide critical care after her child was badly burned in the bathtub.

Police said Shamique Martin, 26, of 200 Cold Spring Road, was charged on Wednesday with cruelty to persons, risk of injury to a minor, falsely reporting an incident and making a false statement after police determined she lied to doctors about the circumstances of her daughter's injuries.

Martin, a licensed practical nurse, was aware of the severity of the child's injuries and "failed to provide critical care in a timely manner," police...