Woman charged with child abuse after death of infant child

CLAY COUNTY, Miss. (WCBI) – A Clay County woman was charged with child abuse after the death of a six-month-old child.

Courtney Fitzgerald, 28, remains in the Clay County jail.

Her bond was set at $100,000.

Sheriff Eddie Scott told WCBI the death investigation revealed meth in the infant’s system.

Other charges and arrests are expected.

More details about the case are expected to be released at a later time.

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