Government: Couple left boy in Florida trailer for 2 months

PENSACOLA, Florida. – Authorities say a Florida couple left a boy alone in a trailer for about two months.

The Pensacola News Journal reports that 34-year-old Jennifer Nichols, and the 32-year-old Joshua Sanders were arrested Nov. 30 and charged with child neglect. The officials do not say how old the boy was or how he was related to Nichols or Sanders.

A woman told Escambia County deputies that she began renting the trailer to the couple in the beginning of September. They eventually realized that the child lived there alone, although the pair would occasionally bring him food and money. The woman told the researchers when they are in contact with the Sanders told her that it was not her problem, as long as he paid the rent.

Nichols and Sanders remained jailed Monday. The jail records did not list an attorney.


Information From: Pensacola (Fla.) News Journal

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