Kentucky father charged after child found outside without clothes

Kentucky father charged after child found outside without clothes

LAUREL COUNTY, KY (WAVE) - A Laurel County father has been charged after his young child was found wandering in the cold without clothing.

Joshua Felter, 32, was arrested on Saturday. Felter was charged with wanton endangerment and public intoxication.

Laurel County deputies were called to Felter's home they said a neighbor found his four-year-old son outside in 22-degree weather with only a diaper on.

When deputies arrived they found Felter inside is home asleep.

Deputies said Felter told them he'd taken hydrocodone before going to bed.

The child is now with other relatives.

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