Couple Arrested After Allegedly Keeping 10-Year-Old Autistic Daughter in Cage for Years

Officials Investigated

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Washington County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Captain Shawn Judy told PEOPLE that the couple, Mickey Sparks, 69, and Patricia Laws, 43 have been charged with aggravated child abuse and neglect of their 10-year-old daughter.

Earlier this month deputies were sent to the home of Sparks and Laws after receiving a report the child was being housed in a cage in the home, according to the Johnson City Press.

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Kelli is a Lead Writer at Hot Moms Club. She's a Canadian living in the US with a longstanding love affair with entertainment news and celebrity gossip. She has written about it for some of the most popular websites in both Canada and the US including Entertainment Tonight Canada, I'm Not Obsessed and Babble. When she's not chauffeuring her 4 kids back and forth to the rink for various hockey and figure skating activities, she can be found glued to Netflix or reading a great book.

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