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ONE IN CUSTODY AFTER BABY IS STABBED, PLACED IN OVEN

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SHAW, Miss. (WTVA) – One person is in custody after a baby was stabbed, placed in an oven and baked, according to the Bolivar County sheriff.

Emergency dispatchers received the call after 7 p.m. on Monday, Sheriff Kelvin Williams said. Police and sheriff’s deputies found the baby at a residence on Martin Luther King Drive. The baby’s age is unclear at this time.

The suspect sits at the Bolivar County Regional Correctional Facility, according to Williams. The relationship of that person to the baby is not being released at this time, and it is uncertain when the crime actually happened.

The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation and the State Crime Lab have been called to investigate.



Tyler Barker

Tyler Barker is currently the Interim News Director and Digital Content Manager for WOAY-TV. I was promoted to this job in Mid-November. I still will fill in on weather from time to time. Follow me on Facebook and Twitter @wxtylerb. Have any news tips or weather questions? Email me at tbarker@woay.com


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