2 arrested in child abuse case out of West Lafayette

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Shannon Breaux (left) Ashley Stigers (Right)

UPDATE: 

On April 9, 2019, Shannon Breaux was sentenced to five years in the Indiana DOC for neglect of a dependent, and battery on a child resulting in bodily injury.

ORIGINAL STORY: 

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – A man and woman are facing charges after two children were abused in West Lafayette, according to the Tippecanoe County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies were called to investigate the case in the 6100 block of Warrior Dr. Tuesday evening.

The investigation was eventually turned over to detectives, who later arrested 33-year-old Shannon Breaux and 32-year-old Ashley Stigers.

Breaux is facing charges of neglect of a dependent, battery by strangulation, and confinement, all level 6 felonies. Stigers has been charged with neglect of a dependent.

As of Wednesday afternoon, Stigers had posted bond and Shannon remained in custody at the Tippecanoe County Jail.

Authorities did not provide details regarding the suspects’ relation to the victims.

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