Amherst County man charged with intentionally burning small child

POSTED: 04:25 PM EST Dec 13, 2013 
AMHERST CO., Va. -

An Amherst County man is in jail after he was charged with intentionally burning a small child earlier in December.

Anthony Seawell, 20, is charged with malicious wounding and felony child neglect.

The child was previously treated and released from the Emergency Department at Lynchburg General Hospital.

Seawell is held without bond to appear in Amherst Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court.