Woman Accused of Abusing Child She Was Looking After

By: WSAZ News Staff Email
By: WSAZ News Staff Email

ST. ALBANS, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A woman is behind bars, accused of abusing a child she was supposed to be taking care of.

April McDaniel, 35, of Kanawha County, has been charged with child abuse resulting in injury.

St. Albans Police say McDaniel watched the child for a couple of weeks in November and December.

The child's mother was in the hospital at the time.

Police say when the mother picked her child up, she noticed her son had bruises on him.

She took him to the doctor, who diagnosed it as abuse, according to police.

McDaniel is being held at the South Central Regional Jail.


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