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Man charged for with burning child in sink

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A man has been charged after police say he scalded his daughter with hot water in the sink.

According to police, 24-year-old Ira Kincheon became upset with his 2-year-old daughter, when she defecated on the floor. He told police he turned on the hot water and put her in the sink to teach her a lesson and to clean her.

The child suffered severe burns on her buttocks. She was treated for her injuries at Dell Children's Medical Center.

Police say Kincheon was watching the child, while her mother was at work.

Kincheon has been charged with injury to a child, a first degree felony.

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