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Police: Dead toddler was dropped in boiling water

Police: Dead toddler was dropped in boiling water
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Tuesday, December 14, 2010 - 11:00am

DALLAS (AP) - A Dallas toddler has died after police say he was
dropped in a pot of boiling water.

Dallas police told The Dallas Morning News in a story Tuesday
that 16-month-old Jabraylon Bables appeared to have been dipped in
boiling water. The toddler died Saturday from injuries and
infections, 36 days after police say he was deliberately burned.

The boyfriend of the child's mother is a convicted murder named
Carlnelus Delaney Simmons. He remains in the Dallas County Jail on
a felony charge of injury to a child.

Attorney information was not available. Jabraylon's mother,
Jasmine Thompson, said she does not believe Simmons would have
deliberately hurt her child.

Simmons told police he accidentally dropped hot water on the
boy.

The Dallas County medical examiner has ruled the death a
homicide.

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Information from: The Dallas Morning News,
http://www.dallasnews.com


(Copyright 2010 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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