The allegations are shocking; a southern Kentucky woman is facing charges after police say she abused a 3-year-old.
Angelina Kinnett is charged with first degree criminal abuse..
Police say Kinnett's boyfriend came to them indicating she was abusing his little boy.
An investigation revealed the 3-year-old was placed in a bathtub and had hot candle wax poured onto his legs.
He's receiving treatment for those injuries at Kosair Children's Hospital in Louisville.
Kinnett's being lodged in the Adair County Jail. The case remains under investigation.