Giovanni Reichert is rushed to St. Anthony's Hospital after he reportedly becomes unresponsive after a bath.
Reichert is in the care of McKinley Slone Hernandez, 25, a regular babysitter and friend of mom Stefanie Reichert. The two families are accustomed to being together as Reichert's other children often camp with Hernandez.
Hours after leaving her 2-year-old son with Hernandez, Stefanie Reichert gets a text message from Hernandez telling her she needs to rush to St. Anthony's Hospital. The hospital contacted her as well. Reichert rushes to the hospital to see Giovanni surrounded by 50 doctors. Then the decision is made to airlift Giovanni to a hospital for an emergency operation to treat a bleed on the brain. The brain swelling ultimately necessitated the removal of part of the skull to reduce pressure.
Emergency surgery saves Giovanni Reichert's life. Doctors tell Stephani Reichert that her son has suffered blunt force trauma injuries to his head and body. As Giovanni fights for his life, Reichert has no answer as to what happened. McKinley Slone Hernandez hasn't been forthcoming.
The only thing Hernandez will say is that she was drinking and he got hurt in her care.McKinley Slone Hernandez was arrested on suspicion of child abuse, and cruelty toward a child, nearly three months after causing serious injuries to the boy’s head, neck, and arms. She is now officially charged with felony child abuse,
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