Mannington Woman Faces Child Neglect Charges After Boyfriend Arrested on Abuse Charge


A Mannington woman is facing child neglect charges.  

Jessica Riggs, 24, has been charged by the West Virginia State Police with child abuse resulting in injury after her boyfriend, Charles Dray, 37, was arrested for beating her two sons.

Troopers said the two boys were never taken to the hospital after the abuse. 

Riggs and the boys continued to stay at Dray's apartment after the abuse took place.  Dray confessed to abusing both boys in November, according to a criminal complaint.

If you have any information about suspected child abuse, call the Crimes Against Children Unit at 304-367-2701.

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