BILOXI, MS (WLOX) - A Biloxi man was charged with felony child abuse after an 8-year-old was reportedly found with multiple scars and bruising on different parts of the body.
Investigator Grandver Everett, with the Biloxi Police Department, said a complaint filed against Jacob Deon Moss said Moss caused "significant injuries" to the child. Moss, 26, was arrested Wednesday after investigators found evidence supporting the abuse allegations.
The child is now in the custody of the Mississippi Department of Human Services and is recovering from the incident. The identity of the child is not being released.
Moss' bond was set at $100,000. Everett said this investigation is ongoing.