Circleville Police have made an arrest in a child abuse case that involved two toddler aged children. The children’s custodian, Martha Lemaster has been criminally charged for multiple counts of Felonious Assault and Felony Child Endangering.
The children have been placed in custody of Pickaway County Child Protective Services.
Information was reported to Children Services January 19th that the two children were being mistreated. The children were located by PCPS, who caused the children to be taken to Children’s Hospital in Columbus for examination.
The examination reported by hospital staff indicated that the children were malnourished, and in poor condition. There were signs of abuse or abuse related trauma to both children. Found on the children were numerous bruises, marks, and scratches.