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Woman Accused In Child Abuse Case Fails To Appear In Court

Posted December 2, 2005 4:46 a.m. EST

— A Durham woman accused of abusing her 4-year-old son faces another arrest.

Tamekecia Justice missed her scheduled court date.

Bail was doubled from $50,000 to $100,000. Lawyers say Justice may have skipped town.

Justice is accused of abusing her son so badly he developed gangrene and lost a leg.