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Crime Blog: Houston mom accused of pulling out daughter's hair, beating son

Crime Blog: Houston mom accused of pulling out daughter's hair, beating son

Credit: HCSO

Dilcia Melendez

by KHOU.com staff

khou.com

Posted on February 24, 2012 at 6:13 PM

HOUSTON – A local mom is facing charges after investigators say she attacked her children.

Prosecutors say Dilcia Melendez pulled out her 3-year-old daughter’s hair and beat her 4-year-old son with a broomstick.

She’s been charged with two counts of injury to a child.

Melendez was being held Friday in the Harris County Jail on $70,000 bond.

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