A Florida man was arrested after he poured boiling water on a three-year-old boy’s back.
According to Fox 8, the Volusia Sheriff’s Office said in a statement that 47-year-old Terry May of Deltona poured the boiled water on the boy’s back after he accidentally urinated on the floor.
“[He] was taken into custody this morning after a judge issued a warrant last week on a charge of child abuse causing great bodily harm”
A report was filed by the three-year-old’s daycare teachers after they noticed the burns on his back on Sept.27.
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This is May’s second offense for child abuse. In 2018, he was accused of placing a three-year-old girl in an oven but was never prosecuted for the crime. Reports stated the girl suffered multiple injuries such as cuts, swelling on her head, and a six-inch scar on her back. Her ear was also burned from the incident.
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His bond was set for $250,000 but no further information was disclosed about a hearing.
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