Woman Arrested for Forcing Child to Eat Laundry Detergent

Published 05/09 2014 03:28PM

Updated 05/09 2014 03:30PM

Amanda Chapman was arrested Thursday, May 8, in Abilene on warrants out of Jones County where she is accused of abusing a child under the age of 14.

According to her indictment, on May 8th of 2012, Chapman forced this child to eat laundry detergent and, at some point on that same day, bit the child on the arm.

On May 15, 2012, Chapman allegedly threatened the life of this same child by pointing a rifle at her and repeatedly cocking it.

In relation to this, Chapman has been charged with two counts of injury to a child and one count of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

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