Child Protective Services say five-year old Michael Spurlock is making strides in his recovery. He has been placed with his sister until a custody hearing in August.
Back in March, Magnolia police officers found Spurlock severely beaten and stabbed at his mother's home. Forty-five-year-old Daphne Spurlock faces capital murder charges.
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