A Jackson police detective has been charged with felony child abuse of a one-year-old child.
Assistant JPD Chief Lee Vance identifies the officer as 36-year-old Natyyo Gray who is assigned to the vice and narcotics unit.
Vance says officers were called to the unversity medical center about 2:40 Sunday afternoon after Aubrey Brown was admitted with abdominal injuries.
Authorities say the child died about 4:30 p.m.
Vance says the charges against Gray could be up-graded pending the outcome of an autopsy.
No other information has been released. WLBT have more on this story as it develops.
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