ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV.com) – A 20-year-old is facing a child abuse charge after he allegedly dunked a 4-year-old's bottom in hot water, causing second-degree burns.
According to court documents, Basil Shehadeh, of the 4800 block of Christoble Drive, placed the boy’s bottom in hot water because he had poop on it.
Shehadeh is charged with one count of abuse or neglect of a child. He is currently being held on a $250,000 cash-only bond.
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