Sheriff Michael A. Adkinson of the Walton County Sheriff's Office is announcing the arrest of Brandy Lee Tucker, 31, of Paxton. After the death of her eight month old infant Tucker was charged and arrested for Negligent Manslaughter.
An investigation revealed Tucker left the infant alone in a bath tub of running water, while she chatted on a social networking site for more than ten minutes. Tucker's actions resulted in the infant's death.
Tucker was booked into the Walton County Department of Corrections and made her first appearance in court Sunday morning. She is being held on a $10,000 bond.