Mother arrested for abuse, neglect of infant

PLYMOUTH - Plymouth Police have made an arrest in a case of child battery and neglect of a dependent.

A call was made to 911 dispatch at around 6:30 a.m. on Thursday regarding a one month old infant with difficulty breathing.

Plymouth EMS and Police arrived at East Lake Street in Plymouth and transported the child to St. Joseph Regional Medical Center. The child was later taken to Memorial Hospital in South Bend.

Investigation in the case led Plymouth Police to determine that Diana S. Turner, 18, of Plymouth - the mother of the child - had allegedly caused the baby’s injuries. After questioning Turner was transported to the Marshall County Jail and booked for battery as a class B felony and neglect of a dependent also a class B felony.

Bond is pending.