Jessica Navedo charged with leaving four small children alone

LAKE WORTH, Fla. - A Lake Worth mother has been arrested and charged with leaving four children home at night, unsupervised.

The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office received a child neglect complaint on Tuesday at 11:20 pm.

Deputies say they found four children aged 9, 8, 2  and 5 months left alone.

Investigators says that the children were left in a room with nothing to eat or drink.

There were also two puppies in the room that had not been walked.

Deputies says that the mother Jessica Navedo told them that she left the children alone to get food with her boyfriend and wash her clothes at a laundromat.

Navedo, according to PBSO, did not come home until 12:48 am.

Navedo says that she had a fight with her boyfriend and did not do the clothes.

According to the sheriff's office Navedo said that she had no excuse for her actions.

Navedo was taken into custody and now faces four counts of child neglect.


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