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Morganton Woman Charged With Felony Child Abuse
Destinee Ryan Agee
courtesy of Burke Co. Sheriff's Office

Morganton Woman Charged with Felony Child Abuse

24-year-old Destinee Ryan Agee of N.C. 18 / U.S. 64 has been arrested by Burke County Sheriff’s Officers on a charge of felony child abuse inflicting serious bodily injury.

She was arrested after the Sheriff’s Office took a report yesterday (October 28) regarding possible child abuse involving an infant. Following an investigation, a warrant for Agee’s arrest was issued.

The suspect was taken into custody without incident yesterday. She was placed in the Burke County Jail under a $75,000 secured bond. A first appearance in District Court was scheduled today in Morganton.