"The kids lived in deplorable conditions. It wasn't a good living situation even without the issue of heroin. We unfortunately find kids living in deplorable conditions all too often, but we don't see parents intentionally putting drugs into kids."
Last year, Child Protective Services began investigating the couple's alleged mistreatment of their 6-year-old boy and his two younger sisters — aged 2 and 4.
The boy told a CPS worker his parents would inject all three children with "feel good medicine," which was a white powder mixed with water filled inside a needle.