COLUMBUS, Miss. (WTVA) – A grandmother and mother were indicted with the neglect of a child after a 5-year-old drowned during the Labor Day weekend.
Lowndes County Sheriff’s Lt. Tony Cooper said Tammy Brooks is the grandmother to Annabelle Bush.
Alejandro Trejo Martinez | Photo: Lowndes County Sheriff’s Department
Brittany Brooks’ children were placed with Tammy Brooks when Bush drowned in September.
Tammy Brooks was indicted with contributing to the neglect of a child. She has been released on a $7,500 bond.
Brittany Brooks was indicted with contributing to the neglect of a child in connection with her daughter’s drowning. District Attorney Scott Colom said she faces four additional charges stemming from a previous incident.
In the spring, deputies arrested Brittany Brooks and her boyfriend Alejandro Martinez and charged them with four counts of felony child deprivation.
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The trial for Tammy Brooks, Brittany Brooks and Martinez is set for Feb. 24, 2020.