OPD: Woman arrested after baby hospitalized with ‘serious physical injuries’

OPD: Woman arrested after baby hospitalized with ‘serious physical injuries’

OWENSBORO, Ky. (WFIE) - Police arrested a 32-year-old woman on Wednesday after a baby had to be taken to the hospital.

According to the Owensboro Police Department, a 4-month-old baby was in the hospital with “serious physical injuries.” On Sunday, police were called to the hospital to investigate a report of possible child abuse.

OPD says they arrested Meghan Bratcher, 32-years-old, of Owensboro, for 1st Degree Assault on Wednesday.

The news release says her arrest came after their investigation determined Bratcher’s intentional actions caused the baby to suffer these serious injuries.

According the the jail website, her bond is $200,000 cash.

Meghan Bratcher
Meghan Bratcher (Source: Daviess Co. Jail)

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