A Pittsburgh-area father has been charged with involuntary manslaughter after his daughters were crushed and killed by a dresser on the 4th of July. David Beatty, 28, allegedly waited 10-15 minutes before checking on two-year-old Brooklyn and three-year-old Ryeley after hearing a crash.
Beatty's wife, Jennifer, has been charged with child endangerment because the "deplorable" conditions of their home, according to the Associated Press. CBS Local notes that there were "used diapers on the floor of multiple rooms as well as human fecal matter on the floors."
Police say if Beatty had checked on the girls immediately, they would have survived.
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