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YORK — A jury has acquitted a York County woman accused of using a cigarette to burn her 8-year-old daughter.

York County District Court records say 29-year-old Ashley Eckard was found not guilty last month after a short trial. She was charged with felony intentional child abuse.

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The records say Eckard of McCool Junction used the cigarette Sept. 15 last year to burn her daughter three times on a hand. The records also say Eckard told the girl to say the wounds occurred while sliding down a slide at a bounce house.

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