Six People Accused of Pouring Scalding Water On 3-Year-Old As Punishment
NEWARK, N.J. — A New Jersey mother and five other adults were arrested for allegedly beating a 3-year-old boy and scalding him with hot water. The victim’s mother, Natacha Smith, 43, faces charges of aggravated assault and endangering the welfare of a child. The others who lived with Smith in a shared house in Newark were arrested on the same charges.