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Child's injuries lead to abuse charges against JC Mother

May 23rd, 2013 8:28 am by NET News Service

Child's injuries lead to abuse charges against JC Mother

Melissa G. Hyatt-Kendall, 29

A child's injuries led Johnson City police on Wednesday to charge a woman with child abuse after a report was filed at Johnson City Medical Center, police said.

Melissa G. Hyatt-Kendall, 29, 111 Roseview Drive, Apt. 19, took her child to JCMC on May 15, but the child's injuries were not consistent with the reasons she gave the hospital's medical staff, police said in a news release.

The JCMC staff contacted the Department of Children Services, and an investigation was initiated.

Read more at the Johnson City Press.

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