Two Lee County grandparents charged in connection with abuse

By JB Clark/NEMS Daily Journal

TUPELO – Two Lee County grandparents were arraigned Thursday on charges related to a Department of Human Services report of child abuse.
Era Emma West, 48, was charged with felony child neglect. Johnny M. West, 53, was charged with felony child abuse.
Both live on Noel Drive in Lee County, where DHS reported the abuse occurred.
The victim of the alleged abuse is their three-year-old grand child.
Era Emma West’s bond was set at $100,000 and Johnny West’s at $150,000 by Lee County Just Court Judge Sadie Holland
They both remain in the Lee County Adult Jail.

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