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Injured Child's Father To Serve 2 1/2 Years In Prison

Last updated on Wednesday, October 28, 2009

(COLUMBUS, IN) - The Columbus, Indiana father of a 2-year-old girl who was severely scalded in hot bathwater will serve 2½ years behind bars for placing his daughter in a situation that endangered her health.

26-year-old Carl Holt III had the remaining 7½ year prison term suspended Tuesday during his sentencing hearing.

He pleaded guilty in January to neglect of a dependent resulting in serious bodily injury, a class B felony.

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