Crawford County, Mo (KSDK) -- Six adults face charges after three children were found yelling from inside a locked shed during a party.
According to Sheriff Randy E. Martin, William L. Kerley, Jackie L. Spanglo, Lorri J. Kerley Ferguson, Harold Floyd Kerley, Jr., Jonathan Kenneth Kerley and Rikki Sturgone face multiple charges, including three counts of endangering the welfare of a child.
Sheriff Martin said deputies responded to a residence off Tate Road in Crawford County on January 3 around 11:45 p.m. and found six people at the home and that a woman had been hit in the head.
Deputies heard children yelling and found them in a locked shed on the property. The children, ages 1, 2 and 4, were found inside in a makeshift room with two beds. The temperature in the room was 45 degrees.
The Division of Family Services and the Juvenile Office was contacted and placed the children with family members outside the home.
The injured woman was taken to a hospital for treatment and then taken into custody. The other adults were taken into custody.
William L. Kerley and Jackie L. Spanglo have both bonded out of jail.