Brianna Morgan Burkhart (Clay County Detention Center)

UPDATE: Mother Indicted in Clay County, Kentucky Regarding Case Involving a 3-Month-old Infant

MANCHESTER, KY - The Kentucky State Police (KSP) is reporting that on Saturday, April 20, 2024, KSP Post 11, London received a call of a possible child criminal abuse incident involving a 3-month-old juvenile.

The preliminary investigation revealed the young child was brought to Saint Joseph-London Hospital on the morning of Saturday, April 20, 2024.

The child was airlifted to the University of Kentucky Medical Center where she currently remains in critical condition.

As a result of the investigation, the Clay County Grand Jury returned an indictment on the mother, 23-year-old Brianna Morgan Burkhart of London.

Kentucky State Police arrested Burkhart on June 4, 2024. She was later booked into the Clay County Detention Center.

Brianna Burkhart is charged with:

  • Three (3) counts of Assault 1st Degree
  • One (1) count of Criminal Abuse 1st Degree-Child 12 or under

Kentucky State Police Detective James Royal continues this investigation.  

This individual is lodged in the Clay County Detention Center.

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