Babysitter Indicted For Scalded Toddler

Posted on 3/24/2011

Defendant: Linda Gross

Today, Prosecutor Ron O’Brien announced that the Franklin County Grand Jury has returned an indictment against Linda M. Gross, age 46, for one count Felonious Assault (F-2), one count Endangering Children (F-2), and one count Endangering Children (F-3), for a total of 3 counts, in connection to the bathtub scalding of a two year old toddler in her care. On January 20, 2011, the toddler was attempting to get to his potty chair when he soiled his diaper. Shortly thereafter, the sitter allegedly immersed the boy in scalding water in the tub. Arraignment for Gross is scheduled for this Friday, March 25, 2011 at 1:30 pm in courtroom 1A.