Police: Neglected Child Found Covered in Feces

By: Janet Kim Email
By: Janet Kim Email

UPDATE: It will be Monday before a mother whose children were found in filth appears in court.

Police charged Kahyleaha Alcorn with second-degree criminal abuse.

Pulaski County Sheriff's deputies say they found the woman's children living in a filthy trailer full of flies and cat feces. Deputies also say they found a two year old child with a diaper that hadn't been changed in awhile.

Neighbors tell us they contacted police after seeing one of the children playing in broken glass.

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A Pulaski County woman is in jail facing 2nd degree criminal abuse charges after police say they found a small child living in unsanitary conditions.

Pulaski County Sheriff's Department responded to Four Winds Trailer Park Lot Wednesday morning.

The child's mother, 27-year old Kahyleaha Alcorn, was arrested on scene and her child was taken to the Department of Social Services.

A boy, under the age of two years old was found standing inside the trailer, at a broken window. The child had dried blood on his hand from a cut apparently by handling the broken glass.

Police say once inside they smelled a horrible stench coming from flies and cat feces scattered throughout the trailer. Deputies also say the child had on a diaper with feces excreting to his legs.

Neighbors say the family had problems before.


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