Warned not to doze off at a sleepover, an 11-year-old girl awoke to scalding water burning her face

Rare | 8/10/2017 | Jeffrey Caplan
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At a sleepover in the Bronx, one girl threw boiling water onto the face of another, sending her to the hospital with severe facial burns, police told the New York Daily News.

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Jamoneisha Merritt, 11, was at a sleepover at her friend’s house when she suffered second-degree burns to her face and shoulders, sources told the newspaper. She was apparently warned not to fall asleep or something would happen to her. She awoke to her face and chest burning.

According to police, one of Merritt’s classmates poured boiling water in a cup and splashed it on her, reports NBC4.

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