An Iberia Parish man charged with murder in the death of a 4-year-old girl was accused during trial Tuesday of putting the girl in a bathtub filled with 180-degree water and beating her with a hammer.

Jamal Charles is on trial in the 2011 death of the girl, his girlfriend’s daughter.

Forensic pathologist Christopher Tape testified Tuesday the girl had been severely burned from the waist down and had injuries from blunt forced trauma on her scalp, spine, heart, lungs and many other parts of her body, KATC-TV is reporting.

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