Mother pleads guilty to child neglect of 4-year-old - WDAM-TV 7-News, Weather, Sports-Hattiesburg, MS

Mother pleads guilty to child neglect of 4-year-old

By Mike McDaniel - bio | email | Twitter

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - The mother of a 4-year-old child who was allegedly severely abused at the hands of five other adults in Hattiesburg went before a judge pleading guilty.

Jamie Pittman's arrest came after the arrest of the five others back in October, all of whom were living in a home on North 25th Avenue.

Police say that's where the boy, along with 9 other children were also staying. Police say the boy was covered with new and old bruises, marks, cuts and abrasions as well as cuts on his head and body, broken teeth with damaged gums and internal abdominal injuries caused by blunt trauma.

Pittman, who wasn't at the home during the time, pleaded guilty to a felony count of contributing to the neglect of a child. Sentencing will happen at a later date. Court dates for the other five suspects are upcoming.

Copyright 2010 WDAM. All rights reserved.

  • Local NewsLOCALMore>>

  • BREAKING

    8 dead in Mississippi shooting; slain deputy and suspect identified

    8 dead in Mississippi shooting; slain deputy and suspect identified

    Sunday, May 28 2017 2:34 PM EDT2017-05-28 18:34:46 GMT
    Willie Corey Godbolt (Source: MS Bureau of Investigation)Willie Corey Godbolt (Source: MS Bureau of Investigation)

    The MS Bureau of Investigation confirms eight people were shot and killed overnight in Lincoln County. One of those dead includes a Lincoln County deputy.

    More >>

    The MS Bureau of Investigation confirms eight people were shot and killed overnight in Lincoln County. One of those dead includes a Lincoln County deputy.

    More >>
  • Crews continue search for body of 10-year-old boy in Lamar County lake

    Crews continue search for body of 10-year-old boy in Lamar County lake

    Sunday, May 28 2017 1:59 PM EDT2017-05-28 17:59:12 GMT

    Emergency crews are still searching for the body of a 10-year-old boy who fell off a dock at a Lamar County campground Saturday afternoon.

    More >>

    Emergency crews are still searching for the body of a 10-year-old boy who fell off a dock at a Lamar County campground Saturday afternoon.

    More >>
  • USM to face Rice for C-USA baseball tournament crown

    USM to face Rice for C-USA baseball tournament crown

    Sunday, May 28 2017 1:19 AM EDT2017-05-28 05:19:25 GMT
    Photo credit: WDAMPhoto credit: WDAM
    First came the dramatic, followed by the emphatic, as the University of Southern Mississippi turned the tables on the University of Charlotte Saturday at MGM Park. Taylor Braley hit a two-run home run in the bottom of the ninth inning as the Golden Eagles scored five runs in their final two at-bats to claim a 6-5 victory against the 49ers in the semifinals of The First, A National Banking Association, Conference USA Championship. That forced a second game between the two, and Southe...More >>
    First came the dramatic, followed by the emphatic, as the University of Southern Mississippi turned the tables on the University of Charlotte Saturday at MGM Park. Taylor Braley hit a two-run home run in the bottom of the ninth inning as the Golden Eagles scored five runs in their final two at-bats to claim a 6-5 victory against the 49ers in the semifinals of The First, A National Banking Association, Conference USA Championship. That forced a second game between the two, and Southe...More >>
Powered by Frankly