Three charged for child endangerment in Alcorn Co.

Three people were arrested in two different cases for child endangerment.

Posted: Mar. 3, 2018 11:49 PM

ALCORN, Miss. (WTVA) - Three people in Alcorn County were arrested in two separate cases for child endangerment. 

Corinth police arrested Amanda Lane Turner, 36, for allegedly endangering a one year old. 

Chief Ralph Dance confirms Turner was charged in July of 2017 when she was accused of causing or allowing that child to be present where any person had meth. Two months before that Turner had been charged with possession of meth. 

Alcorn County deputies arrested Zachery Bascomb of Corinth, 30, for allegedly providing meth to a child under 13 years old. 

Sheriff Ben Caldwell confirms the incident happened in October of 2016. 

During that time, deputies arrested Ashley Hooper of Booneville, 26. She is accused of having inappropriate physical contact with the same child. 

Sheriff Caldwell confirms it was around the time Bascomb provided meth to the child. 

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