Pregnant mother, boyfriend charged after toddler died from burns

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HOUSTON - A pregnant mother and her boyfriend were arrested and charged after the mother’s 19-month-old baby burned to death inside an oven.

Racqual Thompson and Cornell Malone are both facing four counts of child endangerment after police say the couple left four young children home alone while they went to get pizza.

CPS now has custody of the three other children.

The couple is expected to appear in court next week.