Northeast Iowa woman pleads not guilty to child endangerment

Monica Flores

Authorities say her daughter was bruised and malnourished.

Posted: Jul 11, 2018 1:38 PM

DECORAH, Iowa – A northeast Iowa woman is pleading not guilty to hitting and starving her three-year-old daughter.

Monica Flores, 28 of rural Cresco, is charged with child endangerment in Winneshiek County. Authorities say her daughter had “major bruising” to her neck, torso, and legs, and was found to be malnourished. The criminal complaint stated the bruises appeared to come from blows over a length of time.

Flores is now scheduled to stand trial starting on August 29.

Article Comments

Mason City
Clear
57° wxIcon
Hi: 63° Lo: 48°
Feels Like: 57°
Albert Lea
Clear
57° wxIcon
Hi: 66° Lo: 48°
Feels Like: 57°
Austin
Clear
57° wxIcon
Hi: 67° Lo: 50°
Feels Like: 57°
Charles City
Scattered Clouds
55° wxIcon
Hi: 65° Lo: 50°
Feels Like: 55°
Rochester
Clear
54° wxIcon
Hi: 66° Lo: 46°
Feels Like: 54°
Rain returns Monday
KIMT Radar
KIMT Eye in the sky

Latest Video

Image

Poker tournament held to stop domestic violence

Image

Rochester coat drive

Image

Hunt for a cure

Image

Chris' PM Weather Forecast 10/19

Image

Ethnic Lunch Newsroom Liveshot

Image

Chris' 10 PM Weather Forecast

Image

Sports Overtime, highlights and scores from Friday

Image

Clear Lake donut shop best in state

Image

Homelessness experienced to raise funds and awareness

Image

Battle of the Badges: rib eating contest

Community Events