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Editor: Margaret Ryznare
Indiana University
Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Wednesday, January 4, 2006

Florida Mother Charged with Murder of 3-Year-Old Boy

A 3-year-old Florida boy died after his mother allegedly held him in a tub of scalding water as punishment on Christmas Day. The mother and the child’s grandmother allegedly failed to seek medical attention for his burns for a week with burns over 50 percent of his body. The child  was pronounced dead a half-hour after receiving a 911 call last Sunday. It is not clear why the child was being punished.  Source:  Gary Taylor, Amy L. Edwards, Orland Sentinel, For the complete story, please click here (last visited January 4, 2006, reo).

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