Zinah Jennings in solitary confinement after fight with nurse

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WACH) - The mother of missing Columbia toddler Amir Jennings is currently in solitary confinement after an incident with a nurse at the Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center.

Jennings' attorney, Hemphill Pride, says his client got in an altercation with a nurse giving her court-ordered psychiatric medication. As punishment, Jennings is serving 90 days in solitary confinement.

Zinah Jennings has been in jail since late December. She and her son, Amir, who was 18 months at the time, were reported missing earlier that month. Jennings was arrested weeks later after a car crash in Columbia. She is charged with unlawful conduct toward a child.

Columbia police say Jennings has not cooperated with him them in the search for her missing son.