Detroit police: Kids removed from filthy, 'deplorable' home

Author: Shawn Ley, Local 4 Reporter, @ShawnLeyLive,

Published On: 1 h Updated 28 m

Three children have been removed from a house on Holmes Street in southwest Detroit after police found what they described as "deplorable" conditions inside the home.

The original call to police Monday night reported six children between the ages of 8 months old to 8 years old were left alone at the home. When police arrived they found a 20-year-old babysitting the children.

"There's open garbage, diapers -- used diapers, soiled diapers -- there was talk that the electricity has been turned off and it had been but it was turned on today," said Assistant Police Chief Steve Dolunt...