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LaGrange police investigating infant death, parents charged for living in deplorable conditions

Jonathan Pruitt and Kaleigh Pruitt (Source: LPD) Jonathan Pruitt and Kaleigh Pruitt (Source: LPD)

LAGRANGE, GA (WTVM) – A LaGrange couple has been arrested for living in deplorable conditions with their children.

Jonathan Pruitt, 27, and 25-year-old Kaleigh Pruitt were charged with deprivation of a minor on Jan. 3. Their 3-month-old child was found dead, and police are still investigating the manner of death.

Police say they were living in deplorable conditions with their children at the Town & Country Motel on New Franklin Rd.

Their one-year-old and five-year-old are now in protective custody.

The GBI is performing an autopsy to determine how infant death happened. 

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