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Hamilton parents with 'unfit' living conditions turn themselves in

Nicholas Latta, 29 (Source: Hamilton PD) Nicholas Latta, 29 (Source: Hamilton PD)
Elizabeth Latta, 29 (Source: Hamilton PD) Elizabeth Latta, 29 (Source: Hamilton PD)

Two Hamilton parents turned themselves into police early Friday after their toddler was found in an alley wearing wet pajamas, no shoes and visibly cold.

Nicholas and Elizabeth Latta-Walker were both charged with five counts of child endangering. They turned themselves into the Hamilton Police Department around 1:50 a.m.

A resident found the 23-month-old girl alone on Tuesday and called police. Responding officers were able to located the toddler's home, and found four more children living in filthy conditions.

According to the police report, the home had no electricity, running water and an inadequate amount of food. There was also a "five gallon bucked of feces in the bathroom," along with the toilet full of feces."

Officers wrote the house was "unfit for habitation."

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