Children living between bags of trash, feces and rodents in Northeast Side condo, Bexar County sheriff says
SAN ANTONIO – Danielle and Paul Kinsey are in custody, every going through 4 counts of endangering 4 youngsters with horrendous living situations at an condo on the Northeast Side, in response to the Bexar County Sheriff Javier Salazar.
Deputies have been known as to the 6700 block of Montgomery Drive for a report of a foul odor. They arrived anticipating to discover a physique in the condo, Salazar stated.
Instead, the responding deputies discovered tons of trash bags stuffed with outdated meals, bugs, rats and feces all through the condo, in response to the sheriff.
Salazar stated the 2 grownup residents taken into custody have been the 37-year-old mom of the 4 youngsters and the 33-year-old father of the 2 youngest youngsters.
The sheriff stated the oldest little one, believed to be 13, was not dwelling when the deputies arrived. But the 8-year-old little one who was dwelling instructed deputies she often misses college as a result of complications.
Salazar stated the youngsters, one as younger as 2 years outdated, didn’t seem malnourished. However, he stated the living situations put the youngsters’s well being in hazard.
The mom of the youngsters works for a hospital as an assistant of some kind, Salazar stated.
“She should certainly know better,” he stated throughout a information convention.
Neighbors say the couple stored to themselves and have been hardly ever seen outdoors their unit. However, the youngsters have been usually heard taking part in in the center of the evening.
The sheriff stated investigators instructed him this one of the worst little one endangerment scenes they’ve ever seen, with rats crawling over their toes whereas they have been there strolling via the condo.
“There’s no reason to stockpile trash. There’s regular dumpster service,” Salazar stated.
The sheriff stated Child Protective Services is making a plan for the youngsters to dwell with kin in the meanwhile.
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