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Father pleads not guilty after toddler was scalded in bathtub

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Lamont Turner in court Lamont Turner in court
CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) -

The man accused of burning his baby daughter in a scalding bath tub was in court on Tuesday.

23-year-old Lamont Turner, 23, pleaded not guilty to child endangering. His bond was set at $20K.

Police say the 18-month-old girl was burned in an apartment on Longwood Avenue in Cleveland on Saturday.

The father was apparently drawing a bath for the baby when she was scalded by the water. She's now suffering from second degree burns to her legs.

Family members tell 19 Action News this was a terrible accident.

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