Child Death Investigation
Jackson County deputies say a four-year-old girl at the center of a child abuse investigation died Saturday afternoon.
Authorities were called to the Qualla Motel Friday morning after EMS workers noticed injuries to the girl.
The child was taken to Mission Hospital in critical condition.
23-year-old Eric Davis is charged with intentionally inflicting serious bodily injury.
Deputies say the investigation is ongoing, and more charges could be filed against Davis pending the outcome of an autopsy.
Davis is expected to appear in court October 29th.
He is currently being held in the Jackson County Detention Center under $1,000,000.00 secured bond.