Laurel woman charged with battery of a 5-month-old

Laurel woman charged with battery of a 5-month-old

JONES COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - Jones County Sheriff's Deputies and Investigators responded to a call of child abuse in Laurel on Saturday

After receiving a tip from a concerned citizen, a brief investigation followed, resulting in the arrest of Suzzie Pearson, 24 of Laurel, according to a news release.

Pearson was charged with felonious abuse/battery of a 5-month-old.

Pearson will have her initial appearance in Justice Court on Monday.