June 23, 2012 5:00 AM

Mother of girl found in barricaded closet is charged with child abuse

Inside an apartment that reeked of urine Kansas City police found a 32-pound, 10-year-old girl surrounded by her own waste. Hours after her discovery Friday morning, police tracked down her mother, Jacole Prince, 29. On Saturday, she was charged with assault, abuse of a child and endangering a child’s welfare.

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