Dad accused of shoving fingers down infant son’s throat to stop crying as mom watched
WENTZVILLE, Mo. -- Missouri investigators gave an update Monday on a horrific case of child abuse that left a baby boy in critical condition last week. It is one of the worst child abuse cases Wentzville police have seen, according to KTVI. Police said it started when Robert Burnette couldn't deal with the crying from his 6-week-old baby and decided to shove his fingers down the baby's throat to stop the noise.