Bay City house fire survivor charged with child abuse, other cha - WNEM TV 5

Bay City house fire survivor charged with child abuse, other charges

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BAY CITY, MI (WNEM) -

A man who survived a fire is facing a charge of second-degree child abuse, among other charges.

A warrant was issued for Oscar Tejada II, who was injured in a fire at his Bay City apartment in early May. The fire also injured his daughter.

>>Read more: House fire survivor recalls tragic day<<

Tejada told TV5 the blaze started while he was cooking chicken in his bedroom.

Officials have not elaborated on the charge.

Tejada was bound over to Circuit Court on July 3 on the following charges: second-degree child abuse, delivering marijuana and manufacturing marijuana.

Stay with TV5 as we continue to gather more details.

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