4-month-old dies of starvation, parents charged

Shawn Davis Wagner
Shawn Davis Wagner

Posted by Ellen Krafve - email

HENDERSON COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - An East Texas man and woman are being held in the Henderson County Jail, each on a $1,000,000 bond, in connection to the case of the starving death of their four-month-old boy.

Shawn Davis Wagner and Kristina Fay Tello were arrested Thursday and arraigned Friday.

According to Sheriff Ray Nutt, investigators became involved in the case when they received a call reporting the death of a child at East Texas Medical Center in Gun Barrell City. They found the child's body extremely malnurished.

The body was sent to Dallas for autopsy, and the results came back revealing that the child died of starvation.

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