Woman accused of breaking infant's bones at McKinney day care beat at least 8 children, police s

A woman arrested last month and accused of breaking the bones of an infant at the McKinney day care center where she worked has been charged with abusing at least eight children.

Jessica Joy Wiese, 44, was initially arrested early last month and accused of abusing three infants as an employee at Joyous Montessori in McKinney, police said. Since then, she has been charged with additional counts of injury to a child in Collin County.

Wiese was arrested Dec. 3 after police said a 2-month-old suffered broken bones at the day care. She was fired after her arrest.

Surveillance footage from Joyous Montessori showed Wiese shaking children and slamming at least two onto a changing table, according to warrants.

Officials brought the new charges against Wiese after reviewing additional surveillance video and after police were contacted by other parents whose children were injured at the school.

The new footage appeared to show Wiese striking an infant girl seven times with a closed fist, a warrant states. The woman was later shown shaking the infant and slamming the girl onto a changing table, the documents state.

Wiese is accused of breaking a child's arm in July, the warrants state. In another instance, a mother said her infant daughter suffered a black eye while at school, according to the documents.

Wiese remained in the Collin County Jail with bail set at $550,000 as of Thursday evening, police said.

In December, police said that they feared there were additional victims and that they were contacting parents whose children Wiese cared for between May 2016 and December 2018.

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