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Police: Florida Woman Threw Boiling Water on Infant, Boyfriend


GAINESVILLE, Fla. (CBS NEWS) — A Florida woman is facing charges after police say she threw boiling water on her boyfriend and their 2-month-old son as they lay in bed,reports CBS affiliate WKMG.

Gainesville officers said in a police report Tuesday that the baby suffered second-and-third degree burns to his chest and arm. The burns make up about 5 percent of his body.

The baby’s father had second-and-third degree burns on his face, neck, chest and arm, or about 20 percent of his body.

The suspect, 22-year-old Yva Monord, faces charges of aggravated domestic battery and aggravated child abuse.

The report said Monord and and the adult victim had an “off and on” relationship. Monord allegdly told investigators she was frustrated over “infidelity issues.”

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