Lincoln Co. Woman In Court On Child Abuse Charges

LINCOLN CO., NC–A Lincoln County mom is behind bars after her 14 month old son was found with a fractured skull and broken leg.

Mary Carter is charged with Felony Child Abuse. She made her first court appearance today.

The Lincoln County Department of Social Services reported the child’s injuries last month.

The toddler was taken to the hospital and is now in the care of foster parents.