“I received a text message from the suspect saying I needed to rush to St. Anthony’s Hospital because my son had gone lifeless after a bath,” Reichert said, according to the station. “Once I saw him and all the 50 doctors standing around him, I had to leave the room because it was the worst thing I’ve ever seen in my life.”
According to KDVR, the case file has been sealed, so there is little information available about the incident.
Reichert told KDVR that Hernandez “won’t admit to anything.”
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The mom alleged, “All she’s said is she was drinking, and he got hurt in her care.”
On Nov. 23, police announced Hernandez was taken into custody after a warrant was issued for her arrest a day earlier.
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She was booked into jail and was being held on a $100,000 bond, officials said.
In an update on a GoFundMe, the victim's family wrote it was a “rough Thanksgiving” after Giovanni had to undergo surgery on Nov. 22. They noted he spent the holiday “uncomfortable and in pain."
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