A Wichita Falls man is in the county jail after investigators said he kept a door locked inside his home, creating an unhealthy situation for a child. Police said the investigation into Jeremy Lynn Cook started on December 3rd.
Child Protective Services along with Wichita Falls police detectives went to the 36 year-old's home and noticed one of the rooms, where a younger child slept, had a strong smell of urine and feces.
They said there was only a mattress on the floor, with no sheets and very little else. They arrest affidavit stated cook used a bungee cord to prevent the child from leaving the room, for as long as 11 hours, and only let the child free from the room to go to school.