SEABROOK, Texas—Two little girls found living in a filthy home full of animal waste had not been fed for days, according to Seabrook police.
Their father, 58-year-old Joe Bob Knox, is charged with endangering a child.
Police said the 2 and 4-year-old girls were surrounded by animal feces and urine, and had not eaten for at least two days.
His attorney said he'd recently lost his job and was doing the best he could under the circumstances.
Knox’s bail was set at $15,000.
Knox has a long rap sheet dating back to the 70s and he is a registered sex offender.
His attorney said he was awarded custody of the children when he and their mother split up.