Mount Carmel Woman in Prison after Assaulting Teen

MOUNT CARMEL – The Standard Journal reports a Mount Carmel woman is facing charges of endangering the welfare of children and simple assault.  Police say 35-year-old Krystal Markley allegedly threatened to kill her 13-year-old son and slapped him on Sunday evening.

Markley’s son allegedly recorded two videos during the incident and presented them to police, leading to Markley’s arrest.  Police say the videos showed Markley threatening her son, hitting him and lunging at him while holding a six-month-old baby in her hands.  Markley was arraigned and sen to Northumberland County Prison on $20,000 bail.

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