Royal woman accused of felony child abuse
December 9, 2021
Amy E. Fergusen, 33, of Royal faced the Honorable Donna Taylor last week, in the Antelope County courtroom in Neligh, on a Class 3A felony count, intentional child abuse, no injury, along with two Class 1 misdemeanor counts, third-degree assault and negligent child abuse, no injury. The crimes allegedly took place Oct. 24.
Fergusen requested court-appointed counsel. Taylor found her indigent and appointed public defender Melissa Figueroa. Preliminary hearing is set Dec. 15.
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