RAY COUNTY, Mo. – A Rayville woman accused of 22 felony counts of child abuse or neglect, hindering a felony prosecution and tampering with a witness in a felony will make her next scheduled appearance in court next year.

Melissa Holloway, VINELink

A criminal setting hearing that was postponed Wednesday in Ray County for Melissa A. Holloway, 26, has been rescheduled for February 6, 2019 at 9 o’clock in the morning. Holloway is accused along with her boyfriend Mario Barreto, 30.

Barreto is accused of extensively abusing a young girl placed in their care and Holloway allegedly knew about and encouraged the abuse.