An Oxford man and woman were arrested Tuesday and charged with manslaughter. Few details are being released by the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department.
According to a statement, investigators with the sheriff’s department arrested Cecily Chase Caldwell, 27, and Justin Gregory Elkins, 33, and charged them with manslaughter-culpable negligence.
The two are currently being held at the Lafayette County Detention Center on $100,000 bonds.
The sheriff’s department stated that, due to the ongoing investigation, no other information is being released at this time.
Culpable negligence is defined by state law as a reckless action, or inaction, that unintentionally causes the death of another person.
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