GARRISON (AP) – An East Texas woman has been arrested for child endangerment after authorities found two of her children had eaten paint and all five of her kids were living in miserable conditions.
Nacogdoches County sheriff’s officials say when emergency medical personnel and deputies responded to a sick call early Wednesday from the home of 28-year-old Meggan Barstow of Garrison, they found two children had swallowed paint left in a bedroom and that conditions in the home were unsafe.READ MORE: Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Shots Now Available To Older And At-Risk Americans
The sheriff’s office says deputies found feces on beds, walls and floors throughout the home and sinks so clogged there was no way the five children, from an infant to 6 years old, could be bathed.READ MORE: 'North Texas Giving Day' Raises A Record-Breaking $66 Million+
Child welfare officials removed the children.MORE NEWS: Texas Secretary Of State's Office Announces Full Forensic Audit Of 2020 General Election in Four Texas Counties
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