RAY COUNTY, MO – A pretrial conference remains tentatively scheduled for Wednesday in a Ray County abuse case.

A jury trial of the case against Blue Springs resident, Shelby Mattson, is set for January 28. Mattson has been accused in the physical abuse of a 16-month old child from 2015. Multiple instances of bruising on the child’s face, chest, and groin, were observed.

Fact witnesses said Mattson once admitted the child had fallen on concrete while in her care. The conference Wednesday is 3 p.m.