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Evansville mom charged with child neglect after inflicting 'blue spells' on newborn

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EVANSVILLE, IN (WFIE) -

An Evansville mother is charged with child neglect that doctors say could have killed her young child.

According to court documents, 24-year-old Mikel-An Krueger was inflicting 'blue spells' on her newborn son.

Records show the 'blue spells' caused his skin to turn blue, his eyes to roll back in his head, and his body to stiffen.

Documents show doctors who were caring for the child determined if he was given back to his mother, he could die.

One doctor said with 99% certainty that Krueger was intentionally harming the child for attention.

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