Mother accused of abusing her young children

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Amanda Murray of London accused of abusing her 3 and 4 year old children...placing her hands around their throats in anger. Arrested 1-15-18

LONDON, Ky. (WTVQ) – A Laurel County mother was arrested Monday, accused of putting her hands around the throat of two of her young children after getting upset with them, according to the Laurel County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies say 27-year old Amanda Murray, of London, was arrested on Fariston Road and charged with two counts of Criminal Abuse 2nd Degree-Child 12 or under.

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Investigators say the reported victims are 3-and-4 years old.

Murray was lodged in the Laurel County Detention Center.

The children were released to other family members through social services, according to deputies.