Slidell Couple Arrested After Baby Found Dead

The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office has arrested a couple from Slidell after their baby was found unresponsive.

Deputies say the three-month-old was rushed to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead. An autopsy revealed the boy had suffered from a nonaccidental break to the right arm.

An arrest warrant was issued for parents Kevin Scott and Samantha Hotard, who both have been booked into the St. Tammany Parish Jail on charges related to cruelty to juveniles.

Officers say an investigation into the child's death is still ongoing.

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