Tammy Clause, 49, of Broussard, the children’s caretaker, is facing charges of second-degree murder and second-degree cruelty to juveniles.
Officers with the BPD responded to a welfare check on E. Third St. on the evening of Monday, May 16. They found the baby deceased and the two-year-old in critical condition, who is currently in a local hospital.
Investigation into this incident is ongoing. Anyone with information on this incident can call the police department at 337-837-6259 or Crimes Stoppers at 232-TIPS.