Manchester Couple Behind Bars

Condition of house at time of arrest

A Manchester couple has been sentenced to 30 days in jail and placed on probation for two years after they entered a plea of guilty to criminal attempt to commit child neglect. Jeremy and Pamela Neal were arrested January 10, 2012 at their residence on Kefauver Street in Manchester after police found three children living in what they considered to be deplorable conditions. According to Manchester Police Investigator Butch Stewart, the officers found human and animal feces along with garbage in various amounts of debris was found throughout the house. According to warrants obtained by Stewart, the children appeared to be uncared for and very dirty, showing bug bites and numerous scratches on them. Emergency personnel transported the children to United Regional Medical Center where they checked.