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Father beats and burns his sons because they defecated in their pants

By Mason White 5:20 PM June 4, 2015
Anthony Powell 

By: Mahesh Sarin
(Scroll down for video) A father severely abused his sons after they defecated in their pants, police in Texas said.

Houston Police said that they arrested 24-year-old Anthony Trakemon Powell, after being accused of killing his 3-year-old son Tristan Powell.

Anthony Powell was also charged in connection of burning his 2-year-old son Cameron Powell. Cameron Powell is at a hospital after suffering first and second-degree burns and bruises.

The mother of the two children sent them to Anthony Powell so that they get to know their father. The children were not potty trained.

According to the police investigation, Anthony Powell took his 2-year-old son to the bathroom and burned him with hot water.

Later that night, Tristan Powell was rushed to Children’s Hospital, where it was discovered that he suffered from an inflammation of the brain and multiple fractures.

He also had wounds in the legs and abdomen. Anthony Powell covered the 2-year-old boy with a blanket, hiding his burns. He did not seek medical attention for him.

Tristan Powell died at 11:30 p.m. on Friday. Anthony Powell was booked into jail and his bail was set at $250,000.