SEEKONK, Mass. (WWLP) – Two people in Seekonk were arrested after a 4-year-old girl was found with second and third-degree burns.

The child’s mother and aunt were taken into custody on Saturday. They are facing multiple charges including reckless endangerment of a child and permitting substantial injury to a child.

Police have not released further information about the incident that burned the girl on October 8th.

Investigators say the child is still in the hospital but is doing better.

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