Couple Face Child Abuse Charges

Jenah Horning

A mother and her boyfriend have been charged with abusing a child after a four-year old told his father that he was hit.

Stone County Sheriff Lance Bonds says 22-year old Jenah Marie Horning and 20-year old Aaron Jordan Maricle were investigated from an incident in October involving the child. The investigation began after the boy’s father noticed injuries on the four-year old’s body.

During interviews, Horning and Maricle admitted to spanking the child prior to the investigation.

16th Judicial Prosecuting Attorney Holly Meyer formally charged Horning with felony permitting abuse of a child, Maricle is charged with felony second-degree battery.   MORE
Aaron Maricle

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