UPDATE: Arrested couple’s child suffering from life threatening injuries

FRANKLIN, Ky.- According to an arrest citation obtained by WNKY, the child belonging to a couple charged with child abuse in Simpson County has life threatening injuries.

Kyna Latham, 35, and Shelton Rice, 23, both of Franklin, are charged with first-degree child abuse on a child 12 or under.

According to the citation, Latham nor Rice could explain to police how the infant’s injuries occurred. The citation states the 6-week-old infant has multiple injuries to her body, some of which are considered life threatening.

The couple’s child was airlifted from the Medical Center at Bowling Green to Norton Children’s Hospital in Louisville.

Both Latham and rice are lodged in the Simpson County Detention Center.