On September 2, the Tupelo Police Department was contacted by Child Protective Services concerning a possible child abuse case.
The child had been taken into the custody of CPS while the investigation was completed.
On September 26, the police department investigators charged the grandmother of the child, 54-year-old Aretha Hall with Felony Child Endangerment and she was arrested.
On September 27, Tupelo Municipal Court Judge Weir set bond at $50,000 for Felony Child Endangerment. This case will be presented to the Lee County Grand Jury.