Two arrested after kids found living in deplorable conditions



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CORBIN, Ky (WTVQ)- Two people are behind bars Monday in Laurel County after deputies found children living in deplorable conditions.

The Sheriff’s Department reports 32-year-old Rick Smith and 34-year-old Vicki Smith, both of Corbin, are charged with wanton endangerment.

According to the Sheriff, deputies visited their home Monday in response to a dispute complaint.

When they arrived, they found five kids from ages seven to 13, living in a home with missing windows, no electric, no food, and no place for the kids to sleep.

Deputies say they also found Rick Smith had stolen items from someone’s home, and was in a possession of a meth pipe.