TFC Billy Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 15, Columbia
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Criminal Abuse of a Child Investigation and Arrest in Adair County
Date of News Release: 12/19/2008
(Columbia, KY) - On 12/19/2008 @ 03:15 CST, Post 15 received a call from Eddie Foster @ 1290 Burton Garmon Road in Adair County. Mr. Foster advised that his girlfriend, Angelina D. Kinnett, had abused his 3 year old son.
Tpr. Kenny Perkins responded to the residence with a social worker from the Department of Human Resources. Further investigation revealed that 3-year-old Jay D. Foster was placed in a bathtub and had hot candle wax poured onto his leg from the knee down. He was transported to Kosair Children's Hospital in Louisville for treatment.
26-year-old Angelina D. Kinnett was arrested at the scene and charged with Criminal Abuse 1st degree. She was lodged in the Adair County Jail. The case remains under investigation.