Micah Richardson was reported in “extremely critical” condition Sunday evening, Aug. 31, police told WSBT.
The boy’s mother, Nyesha Crocket, was arrested Sunday. She faces four felonies: one count of battery, one count of aggravated battery, one count of murder and one count of neglect of a dependent, WNDU reports.
Crockett had sent text messages to the father before the child was found, according to WNDU reporter Shaun Gallagher.
She is being held without bond in the St. Joseph County Jail, ABC57 reports.
Danielle Waldron contributed to this story.