Woman charged with manslaughter after infant dies at Mississippi day care

Published 11:27 am Thursday, December 3, 2020

A Grenada woman was arrested in connection with the death of an eight-week-old infant at Mother Goose of Oxford last month.

Amy Rogers, 23, was arrested by the Oxford Police Department at approximately 2 p.m. on Dec. 2. She was charged with Culpable Negligence Manslaughter as a result of the investigation that began on Nov. 17 at Mother Goose of Oxford daycare, located at 415 Galleria Drive in Oxford.

On Nov. 19, the Mississippi State Department of Health served and Emergency Suspension/Restriction of License to Mother Goose of Oxford, Inc.

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The Order – signed by State Health Officer Thomas Dobbs, MD, MPH – said β€œthe facility has been determined to constitute a substantial hazard to the health and safety of infants entrusted to and cared for by said facility.”