Toddler tests positive for STD after possible rape, police say

>> Read more news stories 

Kansas City, Kansas, police Chief Terry Zeigler tweeted Saturday that the victim's mother recently left her children "at home with a friend of the family." She later discovered that her 2-year-old daughter had been injured.

>> See the tweet here

The woman reportedly brought the girl to nearby Children's Mercy Hospital. There, doctors "confirmed there was evidence of rape" and determined that the girl had an STD, Zeigler wrote

No further information was immediately available.

Thank you for reading the Springfield News-Sun and for supporting local journalism. Subscribers: log in for access to your daily ePaper and premium newsletters.

Thank you for supporting in-depth local journalism with your subscription to the Springfield News-Sun. Get more news when you want it with email newsletters just for subscribers. Sign up here.

X