Friday, December 2, 2022

Oxford Mother Charged With Death of Infant

An Oxford mother has been charged in the death of her infant child.

Stephanie Henry

According to the Oxford Police Department, Stephanie Henry, 31, of Oxford was arrested Monday and charged with manslaughter-culpable negligence.

OPD responded to 1101 Frontage Road at 4 a.m. Sunday for a report of an unresponsive infant. When officers arrived, they began CPR until an ambulance arrived. The baby was pronounced dead at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi.

Henry was taken before a Justice Court Judge this afternoon and her bond was set at $250,000.

OPD has not released the cause of death as of Monday afternoon; however, officials said more details will be released as “it becomes available.” staff report