Portsmouth father charged in child abuse investigation

Portsmouth father charged in child abuse investigation

Credit: Portsmouth Police Dept.

Don Amieke Money

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by 13News

WVEC.com

Posted on April 16, 2013 at 8:23 PM

Updated Thursday, Apr 18 at 7:19 AM

PORTSMOUTH- A day after a Portsmouth woman was charged with child neglect and abuse, her husband was arrested.

The investigation started Tuesday around 4 a.m. when police say Arielle Desiree Money called to report items missing from her Chestnut Street home.  They found the 22-year-old woman, her one year-old child and their dog living in deplorable conditions, according to a news release from Portsmouth Police.

The child was taken to Portsmouth Naval Medical Center due to signs of malnourishment and she was in guarded condition, investigators said.

Ms. Money was arrested and charged with child neglect and abuse and on Wednesday, Don Amieke Money was arrested on the same charge. 

Animal Control officers seized the dog and the home was condemned. 

The investigation is continuing.

 

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