Man accused of burning child

TEXAS (KSLA) – An man in East Texas is behind bars after being accused of burning his two year old daughter.

26 year old Derrick Demontre Norman has been charged with injury to a child, a first degree felony.

The child, Mercedes Norman, was taken to a Dallas hospital after suffering second and third degree burns to her legs and feet. The two year old girl lives with her mom in an apartment complex in East Texas.

Doctors say the injuries to the girl were caused by some type of hot liquid. Stay with us here at and stay tuned in to KSLA News 12 for more information on this story.