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Parents arrested on child abuse and drug charges after infant dies

Baby found unresponsive and later died and two other children found in home where Parents were arrested in Corinth on child abuse and drug charges after baby found u

After their 2-month-old child was found unresponsive, James Settlemires, 22, and Brittany Williams, 21, were arrested in Corinth on charges of child abuse and drug possession.

The police were summoned to an apartment on Proper Street, where they discovered the infant and two other small children.

The baby was pronounced dead after being taken to a Corinth hospital.

An autopsy will be conducted to determine the cause of death.

Police detectives discovered methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia in the apartment.

Jon R Myers

Jon R Myers is he executive editor of the Mississippi New Group, the largest digital only media company in Mississippi.

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