Photos detail horrific conditions in home of mother charged with child neglect
Scroll through the gallery above to see police photos of Burton's home.
WARNING: Some photos may be disturbing
MILWAUKEE -- The mother of two children who were shot in a van last week has been charged with seven counts of child neglect.
The charges came after officers inspected her home the day after the shooting of an 11-year-old and 10-year-old who were sitting inside her car near 37th and Hadley Streets.
According to the criminal complaint, Octavia Burton, 25, lived with seven children and five dogs.
The documents showed that upon entering the residence, there was a strong odor of dog urine and feces throughout the home. One officer said there was an insect infestation in every room.
The complaint also said the bath tub in the lower portion of the house was filled to the top with a dark brown liquid and there was no refrigerator in the kitchen. The living room floor was also covered with ten garbage bags filled with dirty clothes and insects, officers said.
An inspector immediately shut down the residence due to its condition.
Burton is expected in court on Aug. 11.