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Mother charged in local child endangerment case

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

BENTON - A woman is facing charges after authorities discovered she was locking her child in a bedroom at night with a piece of plywood over the door.

Brenda Daniels 30, of Benton is charged with four counts of first degree child endangerment and two counts of tampering with a victim, according to Scott County Sheriff Rick Walter.

In an investigation conducted by the Scott County Sheriff's Office and the Division of Children Services, authorities determined Daniels was locking her child in a bedroom at night by screwing a piece of plywood over the door preventing the child from being able to get out.

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