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Man accused of burning 4-year-old turns himself in, NOPD says

Marcel Davis. Source: NOPD Marcel Davis. Source: NOPD
NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) -

A man accused of scalding a 4-year-old has turned himself in to police.  

The New Orleans Police Department announced Monday that they were searching for Marcel Davis on a second-degree cruelty to a juvenile charge.

Davis was wanted for an incident that happened on April 26, 2018, according to NOPD. Davis is accused of scalding a 4-year-old boy, causing severe burn injuries to the child at a residence in the Seventh District.

Davis turned himself in to NOPD Monday night at 8 p.m. and was booked into the Orleans Parish Justice Center. 

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