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2-Year-Old Recovering From Burns on Half of Body

Toddler Suffers Burns to Half His Body

A 2-year-old New London boy who suffered burns to nearly half his body is in critical condition and police are trying to determine whether the injuries were an accident or a crime. (Published Monday, Sept. 21, 2015)

A 2-year-old boy is recovering in the hospital after suffering burns on nearly half his body, according to police.

The child, who lives in New London, received first- and second-degree burns Sunday morning at a home on Bristol Street, according to police.

Authorities are still investigating but said they believe the burns were accidental.

Police said the toddler was rushed to Lawrence + Memorial Hospital, then airlifted to Shriners Hospital for Children in Boston, where he was listed in critical condition. His condition has improved to stable, police said Monday.

The child's parents are cooperating with police and the Department of Children and Families. No charges have bene filed.

Anyone with information is asked to call New London police.