Winchester couple charged with criminal abuse

WINCHESTER, Ky. (WTVQ) – A Winchester couple is arrested after police found a child living in their home in deplorable conditions.

According to the Winchester Sun newspaper, officers went to the home of Jason and Melissa Baker on Sylvania Avenue to execute a search warrant.

The newspaper reports officers found animal feces, insects crawling along the floor and walls, and trash around the home.

The child’s room also had insects and it did not appear there was any bedding or clothing for the child, according to the newspaper.

Jason Baker and Melissa Baker are both charged with one-count of criminal abuse.

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