Miami County couple arrested for child neglect

Heather Avery and Richard Avery Jr.
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A Miami County couple arrested after a case of child neglect.

Richard Avery, Jr. and Heather Avery are facing felony counts of neglect of a dependent.

Police say they were called by Child Protective Services and found unsanitary living conditions, plumbing problems, and the children suffering dental and medical issues related to poor hygiene and dirty living conditions.

Those young girls are now in the custody of the state.