Mum, boyfriend charged after toddler burned to death in oven

A mother and her boyfriend have been charged after her 19-month-old daughter burned to death after being put inside an oven by two of her older twin siblings.

Racqual Thompson and Cornell Malone were arrested in Texas on Tuesday and each charged with four counts of endangering a child.

J’Zyra Thompson was found with horrific burns after she was allegedly placed inside an oven by one of her three-year-old siblings, while the other three-year-old made it hot.


Court records state the toddler was kicking the oven door while inside, causing it to tip over with the door face down on the floor.

Ms Thompson and her boyfriend allegedly left the kids at home alone while they went to get pizza and a prescription at the drug store.

Thompson is currently eight-and-a-half months pregnant. Both are set to appear in court on Monday.