Woman in child abuse case faces a judge

Woman in child abuse case faces a judge

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – The Albuquerque woman accused of severely beating a toddler was in court Tuesday afternoon.

Ashley Montano, who was caring for her boyfriend’s daughter admitted to smacking the child and throwing her down multiple times because she was throwing a temper tantrum.

The toddler was so badly injured, she required emergency surgery and remains in critical condition.

CYFD is investigating.

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