Man accused of splitting 14-month-old's tongue with scissors appears in court

Scott Edwards appeared before a Vigo County judge on Thursday morning.

Posted: May 23, 2019 4:16 PM
Updated: May 23, 2019 6:38 PM

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) - Scott Edwards appeared before a Vigo County judge on Thursday morning.

Edwards faces charges of aggravated battery with serious bodily injury, and neglect of a dependent.

LINK | 'I AM APPALLED. I AM DISGUSTED. MY HEART HURTS.' LONGTIME FAMILY FRIEND TALKS TO NEWS 10 AFTER OFFICIALS SAY 14-MONTH-OLD'S TONGUE SPLIT WITH SCISSORS

Court records say the 14-month-old child Edwards was taking care of had a split tongue, linked to the use of scissors

Edwards will return to court for trial on June 10, with a pretrial set for July 30.

Article Comments

Terre Haute
Clear
40° wxIcon
Hi: 47° Lo: 35°
Feels Like: 35°
Robinson
Clear
43° wxIcon
Hi: 49° Lo: 33°
Feels Like: 43°
Indianapolis
Broken Clouds
39° wxIcon
Hi: 44° Lo: 38°
Feels Like: 34°
Rockville
Clear
36° wxIcon
Hi: 45° Lo: 35°
Feels Like: 30°
Casey
Clear
42° wxIcon
Hi: 48° Lo: 33°
Feels Like: 38°
Brazil
Clear
40° wxIcon
Hi: 46° Lo: 35°
Feels Like: 35°
Marshall
Clear
40° wxIcon
Hi: 47° Lo: 34°
Feels Like: 35°
Cloudy and cooler.
WTHI Planner
WTHI Temps
WTHI Radar

WTHI Events