Life Sentence Handed Down in Beating of Infant

By: The Associated Press
By: The Associated Press

A Humphreys County woman has been sentenced to life plus five years for the beating of her
22-month-old daughter and failing to get the infant medical attention.

WABG-TV reports 28-year-old Tinika Williams pleaded guilty last week to the incident that occurred in 2010 in her Belzoni home.

Prosecutors say the infant survived the beating but has suffered brain damage and multiple other injuries. The child is now in foster care.

Circuit Judge Jannie Lewis sentenced Williams to life in prison for felony child abuse and five years for felony child neglect.


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  • by Independent1 Location: MS on Mar 12, 2012 at 11:32 AM
    She deserves everything she gets! The child is innocent what can they do so bad to deserve things like this? Saddddd
  • by The Executioner Location: Union on Mar 12, 2012 at 11:23 AM
    Anyone who Can Abuse An Inocent Child like This Deserves Lethal Enjection.Dont Sentence Them To Jail because We Will Have To feed Them And provide medical Care for Them And The tax payers Do Not Deserve This Debt..
  • by Kathy Location: Philadelphia on Mar 12, 2012 at 09:58 AM
    Life isn't good enough for her. There is truly real evil in this world.
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