FAIRMONT, W.Va. A 43-year-old woman has been charged with child abuse after allegedly choking a teenager during an argument in Marion County.
On Sept. 15, deputies with the Marion County Sheriff’s Department initiated the investigation after receiving a report of possible abuse involving a 15-year-old child.
Deputies were able to see the bruises on the child’s neck from a photo provided by the person who made the report.
The child told deputies the injuries in the photo were caused by Amanda Beaven, 43, the night before. that she said were caused by Amanda Beaven, 43, the night before.
Beaven has been charged with child abuse and has been released on bail.