PROVIDENCE, Ky. (August 11, 2023) – On August 7, 2023, Kentucky State Police (KSP) Post 2 received a complaint regarding a six (6) month old infant who sustained injuries consistent with Child Abuse and Assault. The infant was in the Emergency Room at Baptist Health Deaconess Madisonville at the time the complaint was made, but was subsequently flown to Norton’s Children’s Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky.
Further examination revealed the infant had sustained multiple injuries to her body consistent with Child Abuse.
Through investigation, it was determined the infant was in the care of her biological parents, Mykill Puckett and Holly Jones, of Providence, Ky, in the days leading up to the complaint. An arrest warrant was obtained for Mykill Puckett and Holly Jones which was served by Troopers at the Webster County Jail on Thursday, August 10, 2023.
Mykill and Holly were charged with ASSAULT 1st DEGREE, and CRIMINAL ABUSE 1st DEGREE-CHILD 12 OR UNDER.
The investigation is ongoing by Detective Jacob Fortney.
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