Mother, step-father indicted in shooting death of child
EAST FELICIANA PARISH - A mother and step-father were indicted for negligent homicide Tuesday after a 6-year-old boy died from being shot in the head during March.
According to East Feliciana Parish Sheriff's Department, Rebekah Hunt and Cameron Crump were in the car with their 6-year-old son at the time of shooting March 5.
Crump told deputies that there was a gun in the driver's side door pocket. Crump said when he adjusted his seat, the gun went off, killing the child.
Deputies said the pair immediately drove the child to a hospital, where he later died.
Both were released on $20,000 bonds Wednesday.