A mother in Texas has been arrested after her seven-year-old bedridden daughter was discovered dead in their home during a welfare check.
Welfare Check Reveals A Dead Body
Police Officers in Bay City conducted a welfare check. On Friday, around 2.30 pm and discovered the child. Who suffered from a medical condition that made her bedridden for life, dead.
The child’s mother, Lauren Kay Dean, 26-year-old, was arrested. She is currently facing charges with three-second degree felony charges of abandonment, endangering a child, and imminent bodily injury.
Lauren, mother-of-three, shamelessly smiled in her mugshot picture after she was taken into custody on Friday.
The other two children, a five-year-old and a three-month-old were also found in the home when police officials discovered the dead girl. The police officers removed the other two children from the residence in the 2200 Block of Bordeaux.
It was still not known how the seven-year-old died or how long she had been dead for.
‘There were all kinds of questions and thoughts, you know, the police tape and police over there and people walking around and everything,’ a female neighbor told KTRK.
‘That’s really very depressing because I have a 7-year-old right there, so I wonder how that happened without anybody noticing, and especially if she had other children too,’ another neighbor added.
The motives or any leads for this incident to happen is still unknown. The police investigators are still trying to find the reason for the child’s death. Also, it is still unknown on whose custody will help the other two children of that woman would belong to. For now, the children are kept safe and are being protected.
The residents in that particular area are still shocked by the incident. However, the police calmed down the residents saying this incident won’t harm any of the lives of the people living there.