Bail Set for Mother in Abuse and Neglect Case

NORTH LAS VEGAS -- Laketha Moore, the mother accused of starving, beating and tying her 4-year-old to a bed, appeared in North Las Vegas Justice Court Friday morning. Her bail was set at $620,000.

Moore is facing two counts of child abuse and 31 counts of neglect after her daughter was found tied to a bed during a routine maintenance check of the mother's apartment.

According to the arrest report, Moore would leave her daughter for 10 to 12 hours a day so she could work or go to church.

Moore is due back in court on March 29.


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