A Georgetown pediatrician and his wife have been charged with recklessly endangering their two daughters, including the use of a form of discipline that police say the man called "waterboarding."
State police say 58-year-old Melvin Morse and his 40-year-old wife, Pauline Morse, were arrested Tuesday.
Melvin Morse was initially arrested in June after he allegedly assaulted his 11-year-old daughter. According to police, the girl later told authorities that at least four times, he had held her face under a faucet, causing water to go up her nose. Police say Morse referred to the practice as "waterboarding."
Melvin Morse operates a pediatric practice in Milton, and police say state medical regulators have been notified about the arrests.
Police say Melvin Morse remains in custody, while Pauline Morse is out on bail.
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