Baby sitting grandmother pleads guilty to scalding baby

DAYTON, Tennessee (WDEF) – The Rhea county woman who was charged with scalding an infant’s feet in 2019 will be going to jail for 20 years.

55-year-old Jennifer Vaughn pleaded guilty yesterday in Rhea county circuit court.

Rhea county sheriff’s investigator Rocky Potter says the child has had extensive treatment for her burns and has recovered.

Vaughn is the baby’s step-grandmother.

Jennifer Vaughn

(Rhea County Sheriff’s Office)

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