By: KDKA-TV News Staff
KISKI TOWNSHIP, Pa. (KDKA) — An Armstrong County couple is facing charges after two young children were found living in a roach and flea infested home.READ MORE: Resolution At Pittsburgh City Council Meeting Would Ban Plastic Bags In The City
Edward Reed Jr., 24, and Kayla Vojtilla, 22, are charged with endangering the welfare of children.
Kiski Township Police were called to the couple’s home on Brownstown Road Tuesday morning on an unrelated matter. That’s where they found a 3-year-old boy and 4-month-old girl “living in squalor.”
According to police, the house does not have working plumbing and garbage was found all over the place. There were discarded diapers on the floor, rotten food in the refrigerator and dirty dishes in the sink crawling with insects.READ MORE: Woman In Lawrence County Flown To Hospital After Being Run Over By Her Own Car
In addition, investigators say the home has both a flea and cockroach infestation.
Reed and Vojtilla were arraigned and released on $10,000 bond.
They are scheduled to be back in court on May 19.MORE NEWS: 10th Settlement Reached In West Virginia VA Hospital Deaths
Armstrong County CYS took custody of the children and placed them with a family member.