FLORENCE COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW) — A Florence man was arrested Wednesday after he allegedly placed a hot object on a 4-year-old’s face, according to the Florence County Sheriff’s Office.
Marcus Dwayne Sowells, 27, was charged with great bodily injury upon a child and unlawful conduct toward a child, deputies said.
Sometime between July 2 and July 4, Sowells allegedly caused “significant” burns to the face and created a risk for disfigurement by placing a hot object on the 4-year-old’s face, according to deputies.
Sowells was taken to the Florence County Detention Center without bond, according to booking records.
The incident remains under investigation.