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.