Tillman Co. deputy charged with child abuse
TILLMAN COUNTY, Okla. (KSWO) - A former Tillman County deputy has been charged with felony child abuse.
According to court documents, Floyd Matheny was arrested earlier this month after an 11-year-old came forward and accused him of hitting her in the face.
The victim allegedly had bruising to the face, wrist and knee.
According to records, while being interviewed, Matheny denied the allegations and became quote “argumentative” before the interview ended.
Tillman County Sheriff Bill Ingram says Matheny resigned his position.
The District III Drug and Violent Crimes Task Force is handling the investigation.
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