RAY COUNTY, Mo. — A motion to dismiss has been filed on behalf of a Rayville woman accused of multiple child abuse or neglect felonies.

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The attorney for 27-year-old Melissa Ann Holloway filed the motion Tuesday in Ray County.

Holloway is charged with 26 counts of various felony child abuse or neglect charges and one count each of hindering an investigation and tampering with a witness in a felony prosecution.

A criminal setting is scheduled to begin at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday in the Associate Circuit Court of Ray County.