Man charged with strangling child
Published 12:07 pm Tuesday, October 10, 2017
The Oxford Police Department arrested a local man for allegedly strangling a juvenile family member.
According to reports, officers responded to a home on Booker Road on Saturday for a report of a disturbance. Officers found Eddie B. Booker, 37, of Oxford had allegedly strangled a family member while at the residence and then left before officers arrived.
Booker was located a short time later and was transported to Lafayette County Detention Center where he was charged with felony child abuse and booked on a $15,000 bond.