The man authorities think scalded and beat his 2 year old is now in custody. Montgomery police say around 7:30 Tthursday night. 29 year old elbert dillard turned himself in. That's when he admitted he had hurt his son. Now police are charging Dillard with felony child abuse. The boy was treated at Children's Hospital in Birmingham for burns to his arm, leg and genital area. He also had severe bleeding in the brain. That's why doctors think he was badly beaten. We don't know how the child is doing now. The hospital is not releasing any more information on him.