Both individuals were lodged in the Simpson County Detention Center.
Franklin, Ky. (July 15, 2019) — On Monday afternoon, at approximately 2:00 p.m., Detective Graham Rutherford with the Kentucky State Police Post 3, Bowling Green, arrested Kyna Leann Latham (35) and Shelton M. Rice (23) both of Franklin, on charges of Criminal Abuse 1st degree –Child 12 or under.
Latham and Rice were arrested as the result of an investigation that began on Friday, July 12th, originating at an area hospital involving a related juvenile, which was in the care of both parties. The investigation was conducted by detectives with KSP Post 3.
Latham and Rice were both charged with one count of Criminal Abuse 1st degree with the victim being under 12 years of age. Each charge is a Class C felony.
Both individuals were lodged in the Simpson County Detention Center. The investigation is ongoing, and is being led by KSP Detective Graham Rutherford. Detective Rutherford was assisted by the Franklin Police Department and Simpson County Cabinet for Families and Children. No further information is available at this time.
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