CARROLLTON (CBSDFW.COM) – A year later, a 4-year-old child continues recovering from second-degree burns suffered after her sole caretaker placed her in scalding bathwater.

A’Ebonee Atesha-Maria Odom, 29 (credit: Carrollton Police Department)

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Police arrested A’Ebonee Atesha-Maria Odom, 29, on Tuesday on one count of injury to a child for the incident that happened on Dec.16.

The victim, who was 3 years old at the time, was the daughter of Odom’s boyfriend.

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Odom was arrested at the same Carrollton apartment complex in the 2700 block of East Trinity Mills Rd where the incident happened.



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