Mother accused of sexually abusing own daughter

Loretta Ikenberry, 28, is accused of sexual abusing her 6-month-old-daughter. Credit: Jefferson County Sheriff's Department

A Jefferson County woman is accused of sexually abusing her own daughter.

Loretta Ikenberry, 28, is charged with abuse of a child.

The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department says doctors discovered injuries on her 6-month-old daughter that were consistent with sexual abuse.

Statistics show only six percent of child sex abuse cases are committed by mothers.

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