Saturday, October 22, 2011

Prestonsburg Couple Arraigned

{Kentucky}...Shawn and Amber Cordle of Prestonsburg were arraigned Thursday in Floyd Circuit Court after being indicted on five counts of first-degree criminal abuse, a class C felony, five counts of endangering the welfare of a minor, a class A misdemeanor, and two counts of unlawful imprisonment, a class D felony. Prestonsburg Police say five children were found in the home where human and animal feces was on the floors and walls. Officers say three of the children were downstairs, while two “special-needs children” were locked in an upstairs room, lying in a bed soaked in urine and feces. Police say prescription medication was also scattered throughout the house in reach of the children. A pretrial hearing is set for January 13th.