A Scott City parent arrested for child endangerment has a pled guilty! 37-year old Kevin and 41-year-old Melissa Sparks were taken into custody June 24th, 2011, after reports of their children, ages 10 and 13, were left alone outside the residence regularly for six months. There was no food left for them and they had to drink water from a spickett. There was also evidence of abuse to their lower backs and legs. Kevin pled guilty in March and received 5-years supervised probation. Melissa pled guilty Tuesday and was sentenced to five years supervised probation. The children are staying with a relative.
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