Trooper Shaun Little
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 9, Pikeville
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Criminal Abuse 1st Degree Investigation
Date of News Release: 10/02/2011
(Floyd County, Ky.) -- On Friday September 30, 2011 Post 9 Pikeville responded to a call of a non responsive two year old in the Prestonsburg community of Floyd County. Floyd County Deputy Coroner Chuck Hall also responded to the scene and the child was pronounced deceased. On Saturday October 1, 2011 arrest warrants were obtained for the guardians of the child. 30 year old Jason Dickerson and 26 year old Gladys Dickerson both of Prestonsburg were arrested in Elliott County and transported to the Floyd County Detention Center where they were lodged on Criminal abuse 1st Degree charges. This investigation remains ongoing by KSP Detective Ryan Hamilton.