3-Week-Old in Critical Condition After “Shaken” by Teen Mom

Desiree George of South Burlington, Vt. ordered held without bail

A three-week-old baby is hospitalized in critical condition as a result of being "shaken" by his teenage mother.

The Chittenden Unit for Special Investigations said it received a report Monday of an unresponsive child that had been transported to the UVM Medical Center for Treatment.

CUSI, along with the Vermont Department of Children and Families, then conducted an investigation.

17-year-old Desiree George of South Burlington was arrested, and charged as an adult with aggravated domestic assault, as well as cruelty to a child under 10 by one over 16.

George is being held at the Woodside Juvenile Facility on $15,000 bail after pleading not guilty Tuesday.

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