Mom Charged After Kids Found Living In Deplorable Conditions
LAWRENCEBURG, Tenn. – A mother was arrested after officers found her three small children living in deplorable conditions in Lawrenceburg.
Police charged 23-year-old Jenna L. Nixon with three counts of child abuse/neglect.
Lawrenceburg Police Officers and DCS were called to her home on July 18. They found filthy bedding and cockroaches, and said her three children, ages 4, 3, and 17-months, had multiple bug bites and rashes.
The kids were taken to Crockett ER for treatment, and placed into DCS custody.
Nixon was held at the Lawrence County Jail on $15,000 bond. A court hearing was scheduled for September 7.