Man arrested for assaulting child with baseball bat

Published 10:48 am Friday, March 31, 2023

Corey Darrell Smith, 42, was arrested on Wednesday and charged with felony child abuse.

On Tuesday, Bowmar Elementary School officials called Vicksburg Warren E911 after receiving a report of child abuse against one of the students. The report involved Smith hitting his child with a baseball bat while at home.

Smith was arraigned by Justice Court Judge James Jefferson and his bond was set at $10,000. Smith will be bound over to the Warren County Grand Jury.

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