Child put in freezer

HARLAN COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT)-The Harlan County Sheriff's Department is investigating the possible abuse of a 3-year-old child in the Hiram community.

The Sheriff's Department says social services were contacted and the 3-year-old and five brothers and sisters were removed from the home Monday evening. The 3-year-old was taken by family members to Harlan ARH Hospital Emergency Room.

Randy Hammons, 24, of Cumberland was arrested following an altercation with another person. Hammons was the live in boyfriend of Connie Jenkins, the mother of the victim. Jenkins was also arrested.

Both Hammons and Jenkins are in the Harlan County Detention Center.


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