Man arrested in scalding of toddler held on $500K bond

William Lindsey (Photo: Montgomery County Jail)

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – The man arrested in connection with the scalding of a toddler was ordered held on bond Thursday.

William Lindsey was in front of a Montgomery County judge Thursday morning for an arraignment on charges of felonious assault, child endangering and tampering with evidence in the case of the scalding of a 23-month-old child.

Police said Lindsey was taking care of a 23-month-old boy in April when the child was taken to the Dayton Children’s Medical Center with severe scalding burns over a significant portion of his body.

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Lindsey pleaded not guilty to the charges Thursday and is being held in the Montgomery County Jail on $500,000 bond. He will be in court again July 17. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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