Rodney O. Hill, 40, was charged on Monday following an incident at 8:30 p.m. Saturday. Lee County
Sheriff Jim Johnson said Hill’s 12-year-old daughter was found in the family’s yard. She’d been shaken and slammed to the ground at least twice, causing numbness in her head and extremities, he said.
She was taken to North Mississippi Medical Center.
Hill fled the scene, Johnson said, and was arrested the next day.
His bond was set at $50,000. He’s currently on probation with the Mississippi Department of Corrections on a theft charge.