Officials say one man is in jail after Johnson County Sheriff's Deputies found a child living in filth in his home.
Officials say drugs were also nearby.
28-year-old Alan Parsons is charged with criminal abuse of a child, endangering the welfare of a minor, and drug possession.
The Paintsville Herald Reports deputies found the three-year-old starving and covered in lice and sores.
The child is now in the custody of social services.
Parsons is being held on a 10-thousand dollar bond while the grand jury considers the case.