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    OXFORD, Miss. - An Oxford mother was arrested and charged with child abuse after a child came in contact with something harmful. 

    Details are very limited about what the child came in contact with. 


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    FOX13 learned from Oxford police, Michaela Lay, 19, is the victim's mother. 

    Police opened the investigation on October 11, 2018 when officers took a report on a possible child abuse case. 

    She is charged with felony child abuse and is currently being held on $10,000 bond by Lafayette County. 

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