Malnourished Moses Lake boy in critical condition



MOSES LAKE, Wash. (AP) — A search warrant obtained by a Grant County sheriff’s detective provides a little more information about a 2-year-old Moses Lake boy who was so malnourished he weighed less than 10 pounds.

The search warrant released Tuesday says the boy had no hair or muscle tone and had a body temperature of only 89 degrees.

His mother was giving him CPR when emergency responders arrived at the home last week. He was airlifted to Spokane in critical condition.

KXLY reports the parents are cooperating with the investigation. Four other children from the home are now in the care of Child Protective Services.

KHQ reports the mother told a detective she had consulted a naturalist and a Chinese herbal provider for treatment.