The girl is in the hospital with burns on her face, back, and shoulders after she was doused with boiling water at a sleepover.
An 11-year-old girl in New York has been hospitalized since Monday after she was badly burned by boiling water that was poured on her while she was sleeping at a friend’s house.
Her mother and other relatives said online that the attack on Jamoneisha Merritt was inspired by videos depicting the “hot water challenge.”
Jamoneisha Merritt is pictured on the right.
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They added that Jamoneisha remains in the hospital in serious but stable condition.
Pictures shared by Jamoneisha’s family show how badly she was burned.
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