LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) — An attorney representing the family of woman who was found severely malnourished says she's recovering in a Gwinnett County hospital.
Police have said the 21-year-old woman weighed 59 pounds when she was found living in a hotel room with a man, his adult daughter and three children. Attorney Careton Matthews said Sunday that the woman's family expects her to recover.
Police say the man and his 23-year-old daughter have been arrested on murder and child cruelty charges after his 15-month-old daughter died of suspected neglect.
Police have said the man fathered a 3-year-old with the 21-year-old woman and another 3-year-old and a 5-year-old with his adult daughter. The Associated Press does not identify sex abuse victims and isn't naming the man because that could identify the daughter.