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Mother Accused of Beating 8-Year-Old Daughter

MESHOPPEN, Pa. — A mother is behind bars accused of beating her child so badly the little girl is now in the hospital in Wyoming County. The 8-year-old gi...

MESHOPPEN, Pa. -- A mother is behind bars accused of beating her child so badly the little girl is now in the hospital in Wyoming County.

The 8-year-old girl told police her mother, Ashley Paskaitis, 28, of Meshoppen, choked and punched her Wednesday night.

A little boy that was in the home is with Children and Youth.

Paskaitis faces assault and other charges.