Man poured hot water on 3-year-old, causing second-degree burns, police say
ROCK HILL, S.C. (WBTV/Gray News) – A man in South Carolina has been charged after he poured boiling hot water on a child as a form of punishment, police said.
According to Rock Hill police, the mother of a 3-year-old girl told officers that Kenneth Madaubuchi Okorie poured hot water on the child’s cheek.
The girl was taken to an area hospital and treated for second-degree burns.
It’s unclear what relation Okorie has to the child.
Police said Okorie has been charged with unlawful conduct towards a child.
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