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MIDKIFF, W.Va. — A Lincoln County woman faces multiple charges after deputies said they found methamphetamine residue, pills and animal feces covering three floors of the home where the woman and her children sleep.zkUusL28

Jessica Dawn Gray, 42, of Midkiff is charged with child neglect resulting in risk of injury, possession of a controlled substance, conspiracy to commit a felony, operating or attempting to operate a clandestine drug lab and obstructing an officer, according to a criminal complaint filed in Lincoln County Magistrate Court.

Deputies said they went to a home along Court Side in Midkiff on Monday after they got a tip about children living in extremely rough conditions. Deputies said they noticed a strong odor coming from inside the home. The complaint said Gray gave deputies permission to search her home, and said she had no idea what the smell was.

Deputies said they found animal feces in the living room, kitchen and bedroom where Gray and her two children sleep. Deputies also found a trash bag with materials inside that are used to manufacture methamphetamine, including bottles with tubing, cotton balls and various plates all containing meth residue, the complaint said. They also found a Gatorade bottle along with a coffee filter that also had meth residue on it.

Gray is being held is Southwestern Regional Jail on a $50,000 bond.








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