Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Dad charged with burning 6-year-old son (Gastonia, North Carolina)

Dad is identified as DEMETRIUS RAY CAMP.


Man charged with child abuse after son suffered burns

By Lauren Baheri
Published: Tuesday, June 25, 2013 at 10:27 AM.

A father was charged with abusing his young son, who police say received second degree burns.

Demetrius Ray Camp, 25, of 937 Mobile Lane, Gastonia, was charged with negligent child abuse.

According to police records, Camp’s 6-year-old son suffered second-degree burns to his lower torso and groin area. The arrest record states Camp was charged for allowing the child to be burned.

Police allege Camp also did not seek appropriate medical treatment after his son was hurt.

Camp was placed in Gaston County Jail on a $15,000 secured bond.