Indiana couple arrested, police say neglected child weighed 23 pounds

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JASPER COUNTY, Ind. – Two years after a 12-year-old was found “extremely emaciated,” the parents of the child have been charged.

Jay Rupert, 50, of Rensselaer, and Tabitha Rupert, 41, of Rensselaer, were arrested Tuesday on three counts each of neglect of a dependent.

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