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By: Harrison Stone, Jailbirds Collaborator EDMOND, Okla. - A couple was arrested on child neglect charges after their 8-year-old son was found to weigh only 30 pounds. 61-year-old Valerio Garcia and his 36-year-old fiancé, Akemi Cox, were arrested by Edmond police after a social worker visited the home and found that their 8-year-old son was so severely malnourished, he weighed as much as a toddler. The Oklahoma Department of Human Services was notified after someone witnessed the 8-year-old searching for food in a dumpster, prompting a social worker's visit. The findings from the social worker's visit led to the arrest of...

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