Published on April 4th, 2022 | by Lafayette County Sheriff0
Oxford Mother Arrested for Child Abuse
On Sunday, April 3, 2022, around 7:00 pm, Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department was dispatched on a disturbance call. Upon arrival deputies determined the disturbance was possibly child abuse and notified the Investigation’s Division.
Investigators arrived and determined that the mother Riley Jane Cook, 26 years old, of Oxford, Mississippi, had abused both of her juvenile children. Ms. Cook was arrested and later charged with one count misdemeanor child abuse and one count felony child abuse.
Ms. Cook’s bond was set by a Justice Court Judge for $20,000. This case is still under investigation.