Deaf Smith County woman sentenced to prison after scalding 3 year old

Deaf Smith County woman sentenced to prison after scalding 3 year old
Carla Gonzales
Carla Gonzales

A baby sitter in Deaf Smith County has been sentenced to prison after scalding a three-year-old with water.

The Deaf Smith County District Attorney's office says Carla Gonzales pleaded guilty to aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

Gonzales is sentenced to twelve years in prison.

The District Attorney's office says the victim still has some scarring but is recovering from the March 2011 incident.