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Two year old burned from scalding water; Fredericksburg man arrested

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CHICKASAW COUNTY (KWWL)-- A Fredericksburg man is charged with child endangerment after a toddler is burned by scalding hot water.

Chickasaw County Sheriff's say the two year old child of Cassandra Johnson was taken to a hospital in Sumner Sunday for burn injuries. The child was later flown to the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City for treatment in the burn unit.

Authorities searched Johnson's Fredericksburg home on Monday.

On Monday, authorities arrested and charged Nathanael Rochford of Fredericksburg with child endangerment causing serious injuries. He was taken to the Chickasaw County jail.

Online Producer: Michelle Caldwell

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