5-Year-Old Boy Found Severely Malnourished, Stepfather Allegedly Claimed He ‘Wasn’t His Responsibility’

The stepfather of a 5-year-old boy who was found to be severely malnourished has been arrested and charged with failing to report child neglect.

The mother of the young boy, who is married to the stepfather, has been arrested and charged with child neglect causing great harm after the boy was discovered to be significantly underweight and a medical exam determined medical neglect and failure to thrive.

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His reason for not helping is appalling



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