A brief description of the story
Lesbia Cante, 35, is accused of child endangerment after she failed to provide medical treatment to an 11-year-old girl who gave birth to a baby in a bathtub after being raped by a teen boy.
the suspect physically molested the victim multiple times
A teenager, Norvin L. Lopez-Cante, 17, admitted that he physically molested and assaulted a girl younger than 12 years over more than 100 times.
The girl gave birth to the baby in the bathroom
The 11-year-old girl who is not named gave birth in a bathtub at her home St. Charles on 11th February. The newborn baby was taken to the hospital for the treatment. Hospital authorities told the detectives about the incidence, and the detectives went to the home and found an 11-year-old girl there.
Charges for the crime
Reports say that Lesbia failed to provide proper medical care to the girl.
Lesbia is charged with one felony count of child endangerment.
Norvin L. Lopez-Cante, 17, was charged last week with statutory rape and statutory sodomy of a child younger than 12.
Bail for Cante was set at $10,000. Bail for Lopez-Cante was set at $25,000. Both were in custody Tuesday, and neither has retained a lawyer.