COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – More details surfaced on Friday as a Columbus woman accused of leaving five children in a hotel room appeared in court.
The court found probable cause to take the children away and proceed with charges against 24-year-old Lythea Smith.
Columbus police were called to the Columbus Inn motel on Wednesday and found the children in poor condition.
When the police arrived, the woman was arrested on site. Smith's bond was set to $2,500 to superior court for each count of cruelty to children.