ROCKFORD, Ill (WIFR) -- The 18-year-old man who allegedly burned and beat a 21-month-old baby boy is indicted on charges of child abuse.
Trenton Higgins faces up to 30 years in prison if convicted on his charges of aggravated battery to a child under 13 and domestic battery.
In December police say they responded to an area hospital where a baby had burn marks on its body along with other injuries. Police then identified Higgins as a suspect. Police say he was in a domestic relationship with the child's mother.