Published on May 3rd, 2023 | by Lafayette County Sheriff0
Abbeville, Mississippi Man Arrested After Investigation into Allegations of Physical Abuse of Children
On April 3, 2023 investigators with the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Office received a report from multiple agencies regarding allegations of physical abuse of children in a home in Lafayette County.
Over the next several weeks, investigators conducted multiple interviews regarding the allegations of physical abuse. On April 28, 2023, an arrest was made on Jerrelle Scott Jordan, 42 years old of Abbeville, Mississippi, on the charge of felony child abuse.
Due to the nature of the case and for the protection of the minor children involved, Lafayette County Sheriff’s Office is not providing any further information at this time. This is still an ongoing investigation.
Jordan was transported to the Lafayette County Detention Center and later appeared before a Justice Court Judge. Jordan was later released on a $40,000.00 bond. L
Lafayette County Sheriff’s Office would like to thank Family Crisis Services, CASA, Communicare, and Child Protective Services for all of their help in this investigation, as well as all other services they provide for our community.