Foster Mother Charged with Aggravated Child Abuse and Torture
Meghan Hargress (Photo: Madison County Jail Log)
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – The foster mother of three small children has been charged with one count of Aggravated Child Abuse and two counts of Torture and Willful Abuse of a Child after a co-worker alerted authorities.
Meghan Calandra Hargress, 28, was booked into the Madison County Jail on Friday morning. Huntsville Police spokesman Harry Hobbs said she was the foster mother of three small children, two girls and one boy.
Hobbs said one girl was slightly scalded from what investigators believe to be hot water. The boy had bruises and abrasions on his body, added Hobbs.
The children are currently in the custody of DHR.
Huntsville police did not release any additional information.