Hearing Crying Aloud

HOUSTON, Miss. – The Chickasaw County woman accused of abandoning her newborn baby has bonded out of jail.

Cora Watkins now has to be in court May 15 for a preliminary hearing.    Investigators say Watkins left work in March, delivered her baby and then left him in a shed behind her mother’s home.  The baby was found by some neighborhood kids who heard him crying.  He’s ok and in the custody of the Mississippi Department of Human Services.