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11 children found living in home full of feces and raw meat

By Mason White 3:38 PM January 12, 2016
Takeya Shere Fluellen 

By: Tanya Malhotra
(Scroll down for video) A father was arrested on a charge of assault after 11 children were found living in a filthy house, police in Pennsylvania said.

Steelton police said that they have arrested 29-year-old Tyree Fluellen, after being accused of leaving the children in a home full of feces, raw meat and trash.

Fluellen was charged with aggravated assault and endangering the welfare of a child. According to the police, social services workers found maggots in overflowing trash cans at the home.

Upon further inspection, they found toilets and bathtubs filled with feces. Raw meat and flies were on the floors. The social services workers called the police to the home.

Police officers who arrived at the scene, determined that six children had infections caused by Shigella bacteria, which can be contracted by exposure to feces.

Police said that they are looking to arrest the mother of some of the children, 34-year-old Takeya Shere Fluellen.