Woman Charged with Child Endangerment After Allegedly Starving and Beating Child
WHITE DEER TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- A woman in Union County is accused of starving and beating a young girl in her care in a horrific case of child abuse. Melissa Keister, 37, of New Columbia, is accused of abusing the child so badly that police say the girl was severely underweight and motionless. Keister is accused of starving the girl and making her drink vinegar until she threw up when she was caught sneaking food.