3 children, 245 animals removed from ‘deplorable’ Florida home

in Volusia County News & Events

SOURCE: ClickOrlando.com

EDGEWATER, Fla. – Three children and 245 animals were removed from a Edgewater home that was in “deplorable condition,” according to police.

Edgewater police said officers were called Sunday to the 2700 block of Royal Palm Drive for a well-being check on the children.

Police said they found the children, ages 8, 9 and 10, and the animals, including a dead guinea pig, at the home, 

“It was immediately evident neither the children, nor the animals, including a dead guinea pig,  were being cared for properly,” Edgewater police said in a news release. “The residence was in deplorable living conditions.”