State police investigators are continuing to build their case against a Cleveland, N.M., man accused of holding down his then-4-year-old stepson in scalding hot water nearly two years ago.
The child, who is now 5, sustained burns to 35 percent of his body.
Troy Gonzales, who is 30 or 31, is facing a single count of intentional abuse of a child resulting in great bodily harm, according to online court records. He has pleaded not guilty. His trial is scheduled to begin on Dec. 6.