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Home health care worker arrested for allegedly abusing child with disability

Investigators said the child can not verbally communicate.
Credit: Montgomery County Pct. 3
Jessica Renee Kelley was arrested for child abuse

THE WOODLANDS, Texas — A home health care worker was arrested Friday for allegedly abusing a 10-year-old who can not verbally communicate.

Jessica Renee Kelley, who was employed to care for the child, is charged with injury to a child after investigators said they found evidence of physical abuse.

A special education teacher was the one who reported the child’s injuries to Child Protective Services.

Investigators said the abuse occurred inside a residential home health care facility located in The Woodlands.

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