PRINCETON, WV (WOAY) – A Mercer County couple has been arrested after their 21-month-old child died after being malnourished.
Corey Steven Moore, 29 and Christy Ann Moore, 26 are charged with child neglect resulting in death. Deputies say, the 21-month-old child, was unresponsive and brought to Princeton Community Hospital on Thursday afternoon.
The child lost about 14-18 pounds since November 1. The child was malnourished and pale. The parents said the child refused to eat.
Both are being held in the Southern Regional Jail under a 25,000 dollar bond.