Posted on 10/10/2014

Defendant: Brandi Kierra Byrd

Today, Prosecutor Ron O’Brien announced that the Franklin County Grand Jury has returned an indictment against Brandi Kierra Byrd, age 23, for one count (F-2) Felonious Assault, one count (F-2) Endangering Children, and one count (F-3) Endangering Children, for a total of 3 counts, in connection to the abuse of her four year old daughter.  The indictment alleges that on or about August 27, 2014, the toddler was burned several places on her body with a curling iron by her mother.  “If Byrd is convicted for the abuse of her toddler, she faces a potential sentence in excess of ten years in prison”, O’Brien stated.  Arraignment for Bryd is scheduled for Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at 1:30 pm in courtroom 2A.