Mom Charged With Battery To Child

Sherena Michele Harris

Sherena Michele Harris

A Warsaw woman admitted to striking her child with a belt and taping the 4-year-old’s mouth shut. As a result, Sherena Michele Harris, 26, is charged with felony battery.

Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department deputies and officials from the Department of Child Services performed a home visit Monday afternoon to 1692 E. CR 200 N., Warsaw. As case workers were interviewing Harris, they noted what appeared to be bruises on her 4-year-old daughter. Harris was brought to the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department to be interviewed and subsequently admitted to striking her daughter with a belt that caused the visible injuries. She also said she had, in the past, taped the child’s mouth shut.

KCSD deputies arrested Harris on a preliminary charges of felony battery resulting in bodily injury to a victim under the age of 14 years old, as well as felony neglect of a dependent. Harris is currently being held on a $2,000 bond.

Officers continue to investigate the incident with the assistance of the Kosciusko County Prosecutor’s Office.



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Mom Charged With Battery To Child — 10 Comments

  1. Pathetic !!!! That poor child!!! I really hope Warsaw cracks down and sends these innocent children to a better home were they will be loved unconditionally like they deserve! For the so called “parents” I hope they rot in a jail cell!!!!

    • oh its so bad to spank your child your the pathetic one judging people before you know them.i live next door and that girl has it better than alot of kids i see.i know Sherena and she is a good person.its people like you that makes them look bad

      • Hahaa! U r more pathetic than she is! Taping a child’s mouth shut and beating her w a belt is NOT ok!!! What is wrong w people! That little girl has it better than most kids?!!! Wow!!!!! Really?! That’s just sad! People like me that make her look bad?.. Mmmmm I don’t think so! Her picture is plastered on here for her own fault! Not mine! I hope u turn in all the kids that have it worse than that poor little girl did!

      • There is a big difference between spanking a child and leaving bruises!A Spanking should not leave bruises!You also do not duck tape childs mouth shut.

  2. I am so sorry for the horrible treatment this child received at the hands of her mother. It would be nice to see these child abusers on a public registry just like sex offenders.

  3. Its been said she ran from Oklahoma for CPS issues and the ones she lived with knew this…. . Guess in time everyone will know. Sad…its not over… I believe theres a special place in hell for those who harm children or animals… Karma!

  4. thats so sad ill be praying for the lil girl ppl like that need help ppl that will be good to kids cant have them but the ones that will abuse them has them everyday.i know god doesnt want ppl to be mean to each other but honestly sheneeds her mouth duct taped together for a couple of days and everytime she makes a noise stripe her with a belt i will be praying for that child and hope this woman gets what she deserves.

  5. It is very sad John that you stand up for this woman with out knowing the full story. Shame on Jolene for allowing Sherena to live in her home, but even worse is Jolene joined in on the beatings. I pray for Memphis and this poor little girl. May both these monsters rot in hell