7 adults jailed in S. Car. after children found in filthy conditions

Updated: Friday, August 29, 2014
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SPARTANBURG, S. Car. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Seven adults are in jail Thursday night in Spartanburg, South Carolina, after deputies found 15 children living in a small trailer in filthy conditions.

The investigation began when a teacher helping one of the kids in the bathroom found a cockroach crawling out of the child's underwear.

Police came to the house and found the kids playing in a pool filled with algae.

The home had animal feces, medications strewn about, and unsecured guns.

The seven adults living in the home are charged with unlawful neglect of a child.

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