The Jefferson Parish grand jury also indicted Lon Adams, 59, on a charge of second-degree murder in the death of his father, Leroy Adams, 81, whose skeletal remains were found in a bedroom of Lon Adams’ Metairie home in June.
“She was trying to watch something on television,” Assistant District Attorney Amanda Calogero said. “She put the two older kids in a room, and she put the baby in the dryer” and turned it on.
During the three minutes Andre was in the dryer, he suffered skull fractures and extensive burns, Calogero said. The baby died at the scene, she said.