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Bonds drastically reduced for couple charged with child abuse, animal cruelty

Bonds for two people charged with animal and child abuse have been drastically reduced. Bonds for two people charged with animal and child abuse have been drastically reduced.
The two were arrested after a raid of their home.  Investigators say they found 168 animals in the house, 25 of them dead, the family living in deplorable conditions. The two were arrested after a raid of their home. Investigators say they found 168 animals in the house, 25 of them dead, the family living in deplorable conditions.
The couple's bond went from $110,000 to $10,000 on the child abuse charge and another $10,000 on the animal abuse charge. The couple's bond went from $110,000 to $10,000 on the child abuse charge and another $10,000 on the animal abuse charge.

(WMC-TV) – The bonds for two people charged with animal abuse and child abuse have been drastically reduced.

The attorney for William and Rocio Parr said he has never seen anything like this happen in his 30 years of practice.

The two were arrested after a raid of their home where investigators say they found 168 animals inside the house. Twenty-five of them were dead. They said the family was living in deplorable conditions.

Two teenagers were removed from the home by the state.

Mark McDaniel asked a Fayette County judge to change the charges against the couple from aggravated child abuse to misdemeanor child abuse and neglect.

Judge Webber McCraw agreed and stated the previous judge overstepped his authority.

The couple's bond went from $110,000 to $10,000 on the child abuse charge and another $10,000 on the animal abuse charge.

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