Long Beach parents charged with neglecting child
A Long Beach couple is facing charges after their five-month-old was brought to the hospital extremely malnourished.
According to the Long Beach Police Department, 29-year-old Lee Anderson and 27-year-old Kase Wilson are charged with child deprivation of necessaries with substantial harm.
Chief Billy Seal tells News 25 that Child Protective Services were investigating the couple and alerted authorities after taking the child to the hospital. The child is at USA Medical Center in Mobile seeking treatment.
Anderson and Wilson were transported to the Harrison County Adult Detention Center on $5,000 bonds set by Justice Court Judge Melvin Ray pending further court action.