Three jailed, charged for felony child abuse
Three children remain in protective custody, in an undisclosed location, while three adults are now being in held in the Warren County Jail. Each adult is charged with three counts of felony child abuse.
Warren County Sheriff Martin Pace said following an initial appearance in justice court before Judge James Jefferson Thursday, Princess Promise-Nichols, Cordarion Nichols and Lashari Nicole Green were ordered to be jailed without bond.
Each suspect is 26 years old and lists 915 Locust St. as their address. Pace said Princess and Cordarion were married and was unsure of the relationship Green had with the couple.
According to Pace, Child Protective Services were notified of possible child abuse to three children all under the age of 6 on Aug. 1. On that same day, CPS took the three children into protective custody.
Tuesday, Sheriff’s Office Investigator Stacy Rollinson filed affidavits for warrants for each of the suspects. Wednesday, investigators took Promise-Nichols and Green into custody at the Locust Street address. Later that evening, Mississippi Highway Patrol took Cordarion Nichols into custody during a traffic stop on Hwy. 61 South.
“These charges are connected to physical abuse of these children,” Pace said. “Some of the abuse will leave permanent scars.”
Pace, who said the case remains under investigation, declined to give additional details so as not to identify the children in any way.