The mother of three year old Karson Howell, who drowned in the family pool September 3rd, was arrested early this evening. Stephanie Ann Howell, 22, was arrested without incident at 8212 Hwy 331 North, DeFuniak Springs, by the Walton County Sheriff’s Office. Howell is charged with child neglect. Howell is booked at the Walton County Jail and will see the judge tomorrow morning where bond will be set.
More information will be released as it becomes available.