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Western KY mom accused of burning daughter with cigarette

(Source: MGN) (Source: MGN)
MAYFIELD, KY (KFVS) -

Graves County, Kentucky deputies went to the Graves County Middle School Friday on a reported child abuse call.

Deputies arrived on scene and spoke with juvenile's mother, as well as the Department of Social Services.

Officers say a 12-year-old child had a burn to the center of her back that was determined by deputies to be caused by a cigarette.

Deputies say the child's mother was taken into custody in the Graves County Jail on the charge of endangerment of the welfare of a minor.

The juvenile was removed from the home by the Department of Social Services and placed in emergency foster care.

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