Woman Charged in Massive Child Sex Abuse Case Appears in Court

Jenise Spurgeon
Posted at 2:00 PM, Apr 07, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-07 13:34:55-04

(WAAY) - A woman brought from Florida to Alabama to face hundreds of charges related to child abuse appeared in court Friday.

Jenise Spurgeon was supposed to have a bond hearing Friday afternoon, but the hearing was continued until next Thursday.

Spurgeon is charged with 100 counts of child abuse, a count of domestic violence, 11 counts of human trafficking, 100 counts of endangering the welfare of a child and 100 counts of enticing a child for immoral purposes.

Spurgeon and her husband Daniel were foster parents to 11 victims in Lauderdale County, authorities say. At last check, Daniel Spurgeon was being held in jail in Lee County, Florida.

Jenise Spurgeon was brought from Florida and booked into the Lauderdale County Detention Center Monday.