WARRENVILLE, SC (WFXG) - Officials with the Aiken County Sheriff's Office have confirmed the arrest of 34-year-old Amy Callahan.
Callahan has been charged with cruelty to children after officers found her 7-year-old child with bruises on her body.
An adult complainant, as well as staff from Warrenville Elementary School, said they spoke with the child regarding the bruises. The child told them that Callahan had hit her.
The child went on to say that Callahan threatened to kill both herself and the adult complainant if she was taken from her mother's custody.
In an incident report, the complainant said that Callahan is known to become violent when she is taking drugs.
Callahan has denied all of the allegations.