Sheriff: Henderson County infant was starved

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by WFAA.com Staff

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Posted on August 21, 2009 at 7:04 PM

Updated Monday, Oct 19 at 5:55 PM

Henderson County Sheriff
Shawn Davis Wagner

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HENDERSON COUNTY - Shawn Davis Wagner and Kristina Fay Tello of Mabank are under arrest for manslaughter. The victim: Ttheir four-month old son.

The Henderson County Sheriff's office says Hayden Wagner died at East Texas Medical Center in Gun Barrel City. An autopsy revealed Hayden had starved to death and that the manner of death was homicide.

Sheriff Ray Nutt said investigators reported the child was grossly underweight, his bones were visible through his skin and his eyes were sunken in his head.

Tello, 21, and Wagner, 22, were taken into custody on Thursday and are being held on $1 million bond each.

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