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CHARGE OF SCALDING A CHILD TO DEATH. In London, on Wednesday, at the Central Criminal Court, Anne Hatcbard, 21, was indicted for the man- slaughter of Ethel Alice Lawrence by placing her in boiling water. The prisoner, it appeared, was an unmarried woman, who lived with a man named Lawrence, and they passed as man and wife. Lawrence had two or three children, among whom was the deceased, who at the time of the occurrence was about two and a half years old. It was alleged on the part of the prosecution that the prisoner was in the habit of beating and otherwise ill-treating this child. On Saturday, the 26th of May, Lawrence went out to his work about five o'clock in the morn- ing, and when he returned to his breakfast about eight o'clock, he discovered that the deceased had been fearfully burned, and that nearly the whole of its skin had peeled off. The prisoner accounted for this by saying that she had given the child a bath, and had put too much soda in the water. It turned out that soon after Lawrence had left the prisoner had placed the child in a pan of nearly boiling water, and it was alleged by the prosecution that the prisoner, by her criminal negligence in not taking care to ascertain that the water was not too hot to be dangarous, had caused the death of the child. After the occurrence the prisoner appeared to have admitted that she had placed the child in the bath, and that she had placed it into the water that was hot, in order to cure it of its dirty habits.—A medical gentleman proved that death arose from shock to the system in consequence of the burning. The jury found the prisoner guilty, but recom- mended her to mercy. Mr. Justice Manisty said that she had been guilty of a very cruel act, and he sentenced the prisoner to twelve months' hard labour.

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