Babysitter Punishes Toddler With Scalding Water

By Scott Sarvay

October 21, 2010 Updated Oct 21, 2010 at 5:17 PM EDT

PLAINFIELD, Ind. (Indiana's NewsCenter) - A 37-year-old woman faces criminal charges after placing a toddler in scalding water after the child wet himself.

The toddler suffered second degree burns all over the back of his body.

Irene Martin now faces felony child neglect, endangerment and battery charges over the incident.

Investigators say Martin took care of eight children including three of her own.




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