Kids found in Grand Island home filled with animal feces and trash, according to police

Courtesy: Hall County Department of Corrections

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) — Grand Island Police say a woman was arrested on suspicion of abusing multiple children after officers discovered an uninhabitable home Wednesday.

Authorities say they were checking on the welfare of residents near West Koenig and South Clay Streets, where a home’s door had been left open for days.

Officers found a “large amount of animal feces, plumbing deficiencies, trash and clutter” inside, according to the Grand Island Police Department.

Two girls, 8 and 10 years old, as well as an elderly woman were removed from the home, police said.

Erin Puente is now in custody and charged with two counts of child abuse in addition to adult abuse.

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