NewsLocal News


Stepmother accused of child abuse after two-year-old dies

Posted at 3:22 PM, Jul 19, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-19 16:28:22-04

OKMULGEE COUNTY, Okla -- A woman has been arrested on child abuse accusations after a two-year-old child died.

The Okmulgee County Sheriff's Office said they learned of the suspicious death of the child on Monday. Deputies said that after an investigation, the child's stepmother, Brenda Clark, 26, confessed to abusing the child.

Clark was booked into the Okmulgee County Jail on a count of child abuse with injury. Her bail was set at $100,000.

The cause of the child's death remains under investigation. Officials say Clark could face more charges at a later date.

Stay in touch with us anytime, anywhere.

Download our free app for Apple and Android and Kindle devices.

Sign up for newsletters emailed to your inbox. Select from these options: Breaking News, Severe Weather, School Closings, Daily Headlines and Daily Forecasts.

Follow us on Twitter

Like us on Facebook