May 11, 2009
Ocean Springs, Mississippi (The Weekly Vice) -- Four Ocean Springs, Miss. family members have been arrested in connection to the rape of an 18-month-old toddler.
According to the Jackson County Sheriff's Office, James Hill Jr., 20, was arrested for sexually abusing an 18-month-old child. He was arrested and charged with sexual battery.
Investigators say they arrested three other family members who reside in the same home and reportedly knew about the abuse and did nothing. Those members include James Hill Sr., 38, Pamela Hill, 36, and the child's mother, Tasha Hill, 18.
Jackson County Sheriff, Mike Byrd, said the alleged rape occurred April 30. Authorities learned of the reported incident after the child received medical attention.
All four family members were booked into the Jackson County Adult Detention Center.
The Weekly Vice
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