A couple from Owasso, Oklahoma has been arrested by law enforcement officers on Friday. The couple is charged with child abuse after their deed was discovered by the staff members of an urgent care center.
On Friday morning, Kevin Fowler (25) and Aislyn Miller (24) have been taken into custody by the law enforcement officers from Owasso. The suspects were arrested in an urgent care center from the same town after one of the staff members alerted the police department.
According to officers who apprehended the couple, Miller and Fowler brought their twin infants to the center for treatment. The member who attended the 9-month old twins said that the infants were in an appalling state.
One of the nurses who attended the infants said that one of them was so malnourished that she looked like a skeleton. Moreover, one the infants had a festering wound. The same nurse said that upon examining the child’s wound, a maggot crawled out of it.
Upon examining the second infant, the doctors and nurses discovered that she contracted an infection due to a lock of hair wrapped tightly around one of her fingers. The doctors also discovered that the infant had human feces lodged in her ear.
The twin infants also had severe bed and diaper sores, and, according to the couple’s statements, neither one of them have been consulted by a physician since birth. The Owasso Police Department declared that this is the worst case of child abuse it has seen in the last decade.
Kevin Fowler and Aislyn Miller were released from the police department and are now waiting for their trial. The magistrates did not set a date for the trial.
When asked about the infants’ deplorable condition, the parents answered that they’re ‘new’ to parenting and that they ‘don’t know a lot of things about caring for an infant.’ However, the doctors declared that the infants’ state are proof enough that these acts were deliberate.
In addition, the human feces found inside the infants’ ear clearly indicates that this is a case of severe child abuse, and not the working of an ignorant parent. For their deed, the abusive couple from Oklahoma will more than likely lose custody of their children, as well as spending some time behind bars.
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