A Taylorsville woman is facing charges in Iredell County involving child abuse of her own child.
26 year old Brittany Jean Blackwelder was arrested Tuesday by Deputies with the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office. Blackwelder is charged with felony child abuse-sexual act. The incident is said to have taken place at a home in Northern Iredell County.
The alleged victim is the 7 year old daughter of Blackwelder according to reports. Blackwelder made a court appearance today in Statesville and is being held under a $100,000 secured bond.