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South Carolina man surprised to find the woman and her children moved into his house, report says

Savannah Rhinehart, 25, was charged with child neglect, burglary, and minor larceny.
(Union Police Department)

A South Carolina man was surprised to find some unwanted guests of the hotel, when he returned home last week — a woman and her children had made themselves at home.

Kent Foster told FOX Carolina he went to his home in Union, South Carolina, after work to find that the furniture had been moved and someone had smoked inside. He called 911 after he heard noises in his house.

The police went to the home where Savannah Rhinehart, 25, allegedly told officers she lived there. Her two children were also with her.

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“When she opens the door, the first thing they [Rhinehart] says:” Can I help you?” Yes, the first thing you can do is to my house,” Foster told FOX Carolina.

Foster said he noticed Rhinehart was wearing his wife’s clothes.

“My mouth drops,” Foster said. “She has all of [my wife] clothes. Bedroom shoes, shirt, whatever they had.”

It was not immediately clear how Rhinehart allegedly went to the house.

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Foster told the media outlet of one of the children had no pants on. He said food had been eaten and the bath had allegedly already been used.

Rhinehart was transported to a hospital to be evaluated. She was charged with child neglect, burglary, and minor larceny, People reported. The children were placed in protective custody.

“I spoke to the officer, who responded that said that in her eyes they thought they lived there,” Union of the Public Safety Captain Kevin Powers told the People.

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As for Foster, he said that he felt “violated” after the incident.

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