Lexington Mother Charged After Two-Month-Old Injured

A Lexington mother now faces charges after her young daughter suffered some serious injuries.

Police arrested Nena Taylor late this afternoon, charging her with two counts of endangering the welfare of a minor.

Taylor's boyfriend, Reginald Vann Phifer, has already been charged with assault.

Police say he bashed the two-month old girl's head against a bed post and tried to smother her.

The child is now in fair condition at Kentucky Children's Hospital.


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  • by Aims to Please Location: Irony, TX on Nov 2, 2007 at 09:02 AM
    i came here to state that she is a good mother and this is terribly unjust and the man is all at fault!!
  • by c Location: fkt on Oct 31, 2007 at 05:30 AM
    Finally, the mother is charged too and she should be. It was her decision to leave this baby with a monster! I hope they execute you both! Neither of them deserve to live for what they did to that baby! There is no excuse for it. If you didn't want that child, then there are plenty of people who did! It is evident that this woman did not love this child or else she wouldn't have left her with a monster. I hope the judge throws the book at you both and that this child will be placed with a family who truly loves her!
  • by loving parent Location: every where on Oct 31, 2007 at 04:12 AM
    GOD BE WITH YOU. Because if i had to judge you for that crime you would never see the light of day again.nor would he, if you did;nt want that baby you could have given her away to some one that would have took care of her.i have know pitty for you or him.you to animals need help.
  • by SGT Howard Location: KY on Oct 30, 2007 at 03:30 PM
    and i suppose someone will come here and state what a good mother she is and how unjust this is and how the man was all at fault, i saw put her away as well.

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