Jefferson County parents arrested for endangering their children

Two Jefferson County adults are under arrest after three children were found in a car on lock 17 road with no air, food or water. The children told Sheriff's deputies their parents had walked off into the woods. Benjamin Heath Latham and Carrie Morrison Latham face charges of endangering the welfare of a child and public intoxication. They were held on a combined bond of 14 thousand dollars. The children were taken into protective custody and turned over to DHR.

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