Columbus woman charged with child neglect

Lowndes County StockThe Associated Press

COLUMBUS, Miss. (AP) — A Columbus woman has been indicted on a charge of child neglect.

WTVA reports the indictment against 48-year-old Donna Lindsey McElhenney was made public on Thursday.

The indictment charges McElhenney with permitting the continuing physical abuse of a 2-month-old child.

Trial has been set for Dec. 2

It was not immediately clear whether McElhenney has an attorney.