A man has been convicted of scalding a young boy last year.

Trenard Nunley was found guilty of scalding three-year-old Jaylen Shaw, the son of Nunley’s girlfriend, causing the child to have second and third-degree burns.

The 21-year-old Nunley has been sentenced to 20 years in prison, after being found guilty of knowingly causing serious bodily injury and injury to a child. Nunley held the child in a tub of scalding water as a punishment.

Nunley faced up to life in prison for the crime.