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Second arrest made in child abuse case

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Jacqueisha Montgomery (courtesy of VPD)

Vicksburg Police have made a second arrest in connection with an investigation into the abuse of a 4-month-old child at occurred on May 12.

Ja’Queisha Montgomery, 21, of Vicksburg was arrested Wednesday, May 19 by Vicksburg Police investigators charged with one count of aggravated assault.  Montgomery appeared in Vicksburg Municipal Court the same day, where Judge Penny Lawson set her bond at $75,000 and bound her over to the Warren County Grand Jury.

The child’s mother, Glenisha Fortenberry, is also facing felony child abuse charges in this case and made her initial court appearance on Monday.

Fortenberry’s 4-month-old son was treated at Blair E. Batson Medical Center and has since been released.

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