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06-27-2017, 09:31 AM

2-year-old burn victim’s family: ‘We want him to pull through this’
10:54 a.m. Tuesday, June 27, 2017

UPDATE @10:54 a.m.

The victim’s grandmother said she initially heard about her grandson’s injuries from a friend.

“It’s really difficult,” Lucy Ashburn said. “It’s been really difficult because we know (the victim) doesn’t have a voice.”



UPDATE @10:08 a.m.

Police were alerted to the injured child after a Dayton Children’s Hospital employee called 911.

The employee reported the child’s mother, stepfather and other family members brought him to the hospital, according to the recorded 911 call.

The employee reported a family member said the child’s stepfather was giving him a bath, but he stepped out of the room. The child had burns when the stepfather returned to the room, the employee said to the 911 dispatcher.


The hospital employee reported the victim was going to be flown to the Nationwide Children’s burn clinic in Columbus.

UPDATE @5:13 a.m.

Lindsey is being held at the Montgomery County Jail on felonious assault, child endangering and tampering with evidence charges.

UPDATE @4:28 a.m. 6/27/17

William Clifton Mckinney Lindsey, 27, has been arrested, according to online jail records.

Lindsey was booked into the Montgomery County Jail at 3:31 a.m. on Tuesday.


An investigation started after a 23-month-old boy was taken to Dayton Children’s Medical Center April 26 for “severe scalding burns over a significant portion of his body,” according to Officer John Davis.

The Montgomery County Prosecutor’s Office said the child has second-degree burns over 95 percent of his body. The child’s injuries are life threatening, police said.

Lindsey was taking care of the child at the time of the injury, police said.