RAY COUNTY, Mo. – A Lawson woman will be arraigned today, in the Circuit Court of Ray County, on numerous counts of child abuse.

Tiffany Gorham

Tiffany M. Gorham, 29, waived her preliminary hearing Friday, to 26 counts of abuse or neglect of a child, and two counts of tampering with witness in a felony prosecution. Gorham and her husband, Joseph Gorham, 30, were charged after an eight year old victim was taken to the hospital by a grandmother. Investigators say the child has been physically and mentally abused for years.

An arraignment begins at 9:00 a.m. this morning.