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Texas children found in dog cage placed in foster care

AP  |  Decatur 

Four malnourished children are in after authorities found two of them locked in a dog cage and two more smeared with excrement in a

A Texas Department of and Protective Services says the children were released from a hospital Tuesday night. found the children earlier in the day on the property near Rhome, about 20 miles (32 kilometers) north of

says the three boys, ages 5, 3 and 1, and a 4-year-old girl, are "doing OK," but declined to share details. and Andrew Joseph Fabila, who are both 24, have each been charged with four counts of criminal child endangerment.

Harkings, the children's mother, and was also charged with aggravated assault.

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First Published: Thu, February 14 2019. 00:35 IST