Scalded Nacogdoches baby still recovering

By Jena Johnson - bio | email

NACOGDOCHES, TX (KTRE) – A Nacogdoches toddler scalded with hot water is expected to be released from a Dallas hospital this week.

Za'Taurean Pleasant or "Duece", age 2, suffers from second degree burns over half of his body. His family said little Duece is in stable condition. His father, Anthony Watts, remains behind bars in the Nacogdoches County Jail.

He's charged with injury to a child and robbery.

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