A social worker in Union County was arrested after police spotted a shivering 11-year-old child on her porch cuffed around the ankle and with a dead chicken draped around his neck.

Wanda Sue Larson and Dorian Lee Harper were both charged with multiple offenses. According to WRAL, Larson is a supervisor with Union County Department of Social Services. The couple, both 57, adopted four children and were serving as foster parents to the fifth child. Both are in jail awaiting a court appearance set for today.

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All of the children, aged 8 to 14, have been removed from the home.