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Kingsport police charge two mothers with child neglect

September 25th, 2013 8:40 am by Rain Smith — Kingsport Times-News

Kingsport police charge two mothers with child neglect

Barbara A. King, 21, and Kourtnie S. Gilreath, 22

A pair of women have been arrested after they were allegedly found passed out in separate Kingsport parking lots, leaving their young children unattended in vehicles.

One woman’s child continually asked an investigating officer to “take me home,” according to court records, while his mother later admitted to ingesting “several” Xanax.

The other suspect was reportedly located with mascara smeared over her chest after her 2-year-old had marked on her as she slept.

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