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Woman charged with battery on a child, that searchers found in the woods near Marissa IL

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(KPLR) – A Metro East woman is now facing a felony charges following Monday’s hours long search for her and her toddler near Marissa, IL in St. Clair County.  Investigators say 29-year-old Sarah Donley-Fortner was found in the woods with her child.

Fortner has been charged with 1 count of aggravated battery to a child.

It’s unknown if a bond has been set.