East Lake Woman Charged With Child Neglect After 2-Year-Old Daughter Goes Down The Street Naked

Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Kelley Denney
Kelley Denney

An East Lake woman has been arrested after her two-year-old daughter wandered down the street naked.

Taken to jail was Kelley Nicole Denney, 33, of 3125 4th Ave. She was charged with child endangerment - imminent danger.

Neighbors said Ms. Denney had left in a white Chrysler van and, a short time later, the daughter emerged from the residence. She walked along 4th Avenue and began playing in a neighbor's lawn fountain.

Police put a shirt over her and began looking for the mother.

She returned about 20 minutes later. She said she left following an argument with another daughter.

Neighbors said it was not uncommon for the two-year-old to be outside alone.

The child was placed with her grandmother.

 


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