Mississippi mother charged in negligent death of her infant

Published 3:45 pm Monday, April 29, 2019

A Mississippi mother was charged Monday with negligent homicide in the death of her own infant.

Stephanie Henry, 31 of Oxford, was charged with negligent homicide for the death of her infant.

She was taken before a Justice Court Judge on Monday and her bond was set at $250,000.

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At approximately 4 a.m. on Sunday Oxford police responded to 1101 Frontage Road for a 911 call of an unresponsive infant.

When officers arrived they began CPR until emergency medical services arrived.

The infant was taken to Baptist Hospital – North Mississippi where the infant was later pronounced deceased.

Details on the circumstances of the infant’s death have not yet been released.