A Shreveport woman is in jail in connection with an ongoing child cruelty investigation.

Polic say 23-year-old Natasha Carter faces one count of cruelty to a juvenile. She joins 23-year-old Frank Butler, who's accused of handing out discipline so severe, it left a 5-year-old boy hospitalized with serious injuries.

Detectives say Carter may have known about the alleged abuse, but failed to report it. She's been booked into the Shreveport City Jail.