Woman charged in 2009 sexual abuse case

Jennifer Jenkins
Jennifer Jenkins(West Virginia Regional Jail & Correctional Facility Authority)
Published: Jul. 28, 2022 at 4:48 PM EDT
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NICHOLAS COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) - A woman is in jail after investigators in Nicholas County charged her with sexually abusing a baby in 2009.

Deputies with the Nicholas County Sheriff’s Department arrested Jennifer Jenkins, 39, on July 21.

According to a criminal complaint filed in Nicholas County magistrate court, Jenkins is charged with first degree sexual abuse and sexual abuse by a parent or guardian.

The criminal complaint states the charges stemmed from an incident in 2009 involving an infant Jenkins was babysitting.

Jenkins is in the Central Regional jail.

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