An Elizabethville woman is denying accusations that she physically abused her 15-month-old son, her lawyer said Friday.
“Mackenzie continues to maintain her innocence and we are preparing for trial,” said attorney Casey Shore, who is representing 20-year-old Mackenzie Gordy.
Charges of aggravated assault and child endangerment that state police filed against Gordy were sent to Dauphin County Court after a preliminary hearing Tuesday before District Judge Rebecca Margerum.
Gordy was charged in September after the child’s father, who doesn’t live with Gordy, took the boy to the hospital after noticing bruises on his body, police said. Investigators said further medical examination showed a pattern of abuse that might have gone on for months.