Girl severely burned by boiling water poured on her at sleepover
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Jamoneisha Merritt

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NEW YORK -- (WPIX) -- An 11-year-old girl has been severely burned after another girl poured boiling water on her during a sleepover, police said.

Jamoneisha Merritt was at a sleepover at a friend's home in the Bronx early Monday morning when the attack occurred, police said.

Police said a 12-year-old girl at the sleepover boiled water and then poured it on Merritt while she slept on a couch.

Merritt was taken to a hospital in serious but stable condition. Authorities said the 11-year-old victim suffered second-degree burns to her face, shoulders, neck and chest.

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