Man Accused of Burning Children with Hot Metal


By Rob Dew

Lexington Co., SC (WOLO)-- Lexington deputies have arrested a man they say burned two children with hot metal.

Investigators say on April 18th Nimesh Patel heated up the handel of a metal cooking utensil and placed against the bare skin of the children.

According to deputies he told investigators he did it as a form of discipline for poor behavior.

Deputies say the burns caused scarring and disfigurement.
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