Memphis man charged in scalding death of 3-year-old boy - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Memphis man charged in scalding death of 3-year-old boy

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC-TV) - A Memphis man is charged with first-degree murder in the scalding death of his girlfriend's three-year-old son.

Police say Pierre Hampton, 25, left Zarkkavvon Craft unattended in a bathtub while he went to answer the door.

A police affidavit says the child suffered severe burns from the waist down. 
     
He was taken to Le Bonheur Children's Medical Center and then transferred to a burn unit in Cincinnati, where he died Monday.
    


    

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