Thursday, June 28, 2012

ROCK HILL: Parents arrested after autistic son, 12, found nude outside Rock Hill home | Crime | Rock Hill Herald Online

ROCK HILL — The York County Sheriff’s office is investigating a case of unlawful neglect of a child after a 12-year-old autistic boy was found nude outside a home in Rock Hill.

At 6:01 a.m. Thursday, the sheriff’s office received a 9-1-1 call in reference to a person wandering nude in a yard off Elder Road in Rock Hill.

When deputies arrived, they found a 12-year-old boy wandering without clothing. The boy who is believed to be autistic was unable to speak to deputies, according to a press release from the sheriff's office.

The York County Sheriff’s Office K-9 unit was called in to locate the child’s home at 1455 Elder Road in Rock Hill. When deputies entered the home they found three adults, one of which was an elderly and bed ridden, and a 7-year-old child, living in the home and in what could be described as deplorable conditions, the release states.

Deputies observed throughout the home animal urine and feces, rooms filled with piles of trash which included bags of used cat litter. Also there was a limited amount of food in the home.

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