Police in Mississippi arrested two people last week after a baby was reportedly born in deplorable conditions.
The Lee County Sheriff’s Department said deputies were dispatched to a mobile home in Gunstown several times since November 3, amid reports of a possible newborn requiring medical attention. Residents David Fisher Jr. and Nina Gebhart repeatedly told deputies that Gebhart was still pregnant and denied that a baby had been born, according to Magnolia State Live.
Police said they returned to the residence on the evening of November 4 and discovered a baby requiring “immediate medical attention.” They ultimately learned the baby was born at the residence days two days earlier.
On Wednesday 11/04/2020, Deputies of the Lee County Sheriff’s Department was dispatched to 331 CR 417 in Guntown to do a…
The newborn was rushed to the hospital and is receiving medical care. Police alleged the baby received no medical care prior to birth.
Fisher and Gebhart were charged with child abuse and deprivation of necessities with harm. Their bonds were set at $1 million each.
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[Featured image: Lee County Sheriff’s Department]