Man Pleads To Burning Toddler In Bath Water

By Darren Dodge

Man Pleads To Burning Toddler In Bath Water

May 20, 2011 Updated May 20, 2011 at 4:46 PM EDT

Binghamton, NY (WBNG Binghamton) A Broome County man has pleaded guilty to putting a toddler in scalding water earlier this winter.

Christopher A. Chisholm, 23, of Binghamton pleaded guilty to Second Degree assault in connection with the incident on February 9, 2011.

Chisholm admitted to putting the 2 year old child into scalding bath water while the child was left in his care.

Chisholm is still being held in the Broome County Jail.

He will be sentenced in July to a term of four years in state prison, plus three years probation after his release.