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Out-of-state man jailed for felony child abuse


William Farris

William Farris



Dispatch Staff Reports



A New Orleans man is behind bars in Oktibbeha County for felony child abuse. 


Deputies with Oktibbeha County Sheriff's Office arrested William Harrison Farris, 38, Tuesday on the charge.  


OCSO Chief Deputy Brett Watson said Farris was in the county on business from New Orleans when the abuse occurred. The victim is under the age of 6. 


Watson said OCSO received the report Dec. 4. 


Farris is in custody at the Oktibbeha County Jail with bond set at $25,000.




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