Police: Daughter severely beats mother

Police: Daughter severely beats mother

LAUREL, MS (WDAM) - Laurel police have arrested a woman who they say severely beat her own mother.

On Friday, LPD responded to Cook Avenue Apartments in reference to a call for a woman yelling for help.

Upon arrival, police said they found a woman in her late sixties severely beaten at the hands of her daughter, Melissa Adams.

Adams was still on the scene and covered in her mother's blood, according to police.

Adams was taken into custody, and was transported to the Jones County Jail. She was charged with aggravated domestic assault.

Her mother was transferred to Forrest General with a significant head injury, but is listed in stable condition, according to LPD.

Adams had her bond set at $75,000 Monday.