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Boy, age 2, dies from burns after parents 'didn't know what to tell' doctors, police say

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PENSACOLA, FL - Pensacola Police have arrested two people after their toddler died from burns to the body about 2 weeks before his parents sought treatment, authorities say.

The child was burned over more than 40 percent of his body and investigators say it looked like he was burned a couple of weeks ago.

He wasn't taken to the hospital until Saturday.

After interviewing the parents, police arrested Jennifer Gail Perry, age 29, and Christopher L. Redd, age 39.

Perry told investigators the baby, Bryson, spilled boiling water on himself. Police say his parents didn't take him to the hospital when he got burned, because they didn't know what to tell doctors.

They are charged with negligent homicide.

-- Info from WKRG-TV

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