Couple arrested after 5-year-old son found emaciated

Posted at 3:59 PM, Apr 02, 2014
and last updated 2014-04-02 16:16:20-04

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Spring, TX – A Texas couple is facing several charges after police say they found their 5-year-old son emaciated and locked in a closet under the stairway.

According to, Bradley Bleimeyer and Tammi Bleimeyer were arrested and charged with child endangerment.

Police originally went out to the home about a disturbance. They say Bradley and his teen son were arguing in the front yard.

The teen then tipped off authorities about the starving child.

They say Mrs. Bleimeyer left the home with the boy before authorities arrived and refused to return.

The child had bruises and bumps on his body and was found malnourished. He was taken to the hospital for treatment.

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