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Cobb Father, Daughter Arrested; Girl Found Living in Filth

Among the discoveries by authorities inside the Marietta-area home were about 14 cats and dogs who were allowed to defecate inside, evidence of rodents, overflowing toilets, and unstable floors almost to the point of collapse.

Robert Veazey. Credit: Cobb County jail
Robert Veazey. Credit: Cobb County jail

Cobb police have arrested a mother and her father after they discovered a 6-year-old living in deplorable conditions inside a Marietta-area home.

WSB-TV reports that Sarah Veazey, 38, Robert Veazey, 62, were each charged with child cruelty in the first degree on Sunday after allowing a girl to live with no running water inside a filthy, cluttered Favor Road home just west of Smyrna off Windy Hill Road.

Both adults were in the Cobb County jail Monday on a $10,000 bond for the felony charge. The girl, whose name was not released, has been placed in protective custody.

The child, who reportedly attends a local elementary school, was sleeping on a mattress in the living room close to the filth inside the “house of horrors.”

Other discoveries by authorities included about 14 cats and dogs who were allowed to defecate inside, evidence of rodents, overflowing toilets, and unstable floors almost to the point of collapse.

See WSB’s accompanying report on how neighbors didn’t suspect the dangers that were ongoing inside the Cobb home.

annon ymous March 04, 2014 at 04:17 PM
HOW ABOUT CHARGING THEM WITH ANIMAL CRUELTY SINCE THE CONDITIONS WERE HORRIBLE FOR THEM, TOO. HOPEFULLY THE CATS AND DOGS WILL FIND A BETTER HOME TO LIVE IN AND NOT BE PUT TO SLEEP OR REMAIN IN THE CARE OF THOSE POS.
Fatkat March 05, 2014 at 08:14 AM
Rodents running around with 14 cats? How is that possible?

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