Mother Prays for Son’s Recovery From Traumatic Brain Injury

(WJAR) — One-year-old Odin Mello is fighting for his life after a case of alleged child abuse caused a traumatic brain injury.

On Oct. 9, Odin’s mom, Emmalee Mello, said she left him in the car with someone who she thought was a trusted friend while she ran into Target in Lincoln. When she got back to the car, she said he wasn’t breathing right, and she knew something was wrong.

“I called his name, and he always responds to me and he didn’t,” she said. “I saw him start to go into a seizure and from Target in Lincoln to here (Hasbro Children’s Hospital), he seized at least 18 times. CONTINUE