ELIZABETHTOWN – An Elizabethtown woman has been arrested for Aggravated Battery to a Child.
According to Illinois State Police (ISP), 29-year-old Keisha D. Cullum was charged with two counts of Aggravated Battery to a Child and is currently being held on a bond set at $2 million or 10 percent to apply.
ISP’s Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) said around 11:40 p.m. on Oct. 19., ISP DCI Zone 7 agents were requested by the Hardin County Sheriff’s Office to investigate the severe injuries of a 6-month-old child.
A thorough investigation was conducted by ISP Zone 7 Agents and the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) revealed a second child in the home had similar injuries which were indicative of abuse.
On October 27, 2022, the Hardin County State’s Attorney issued an arrest warrant for Cullum. St. Louis Metro Police assisted the Illinois State Police with the arrest.