WICHITA — A Wichita couple has been charged with child endangerment, after prosecutors say they left their 7-month-old child home alone last month.
Christopher and Misti Heroux are set for a preliminary hearing Sept. 20. They were charged last week with felony aggravated child endangerment.
Wichita police said they responded to a call at about 10:30 p.m. on Aug. 20, when they found the infant boy alone in his crib in a duplex near 29th Street North and Tyler.
The parents didn't arrive until just after midnight to their home in the 9000 block of West Meadow Park Court, police said.
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The boy was taken into protective custody, police said.
The couple also have school-age children from previous marriages, court records show.
If convicted, the couple would likely receive probation.