Kentucky State Police say a young mother is in jail, charged with criminal abuse, for assaulting her one-year-old daughter.
Police say the child was taken to Kosairs Childrens Hospital for injuries to her body Monday afternoon. After an investigation, police arrested the child's mother, 20-year-old Heather Lutrell. The Cave City woman is charged with first degree criminal abuse.
Lutrell is now in the Barren County Jail. State Police say their investigation into the abuse case is ongoing.