DAILYKENN.com -- The mother of a four-year-old boy has been arrested.
Gertrude Henson, 26, faces two counts of endangering the welfare of a minor after a man with whom she was apparently living tried to sell her four-year-old son for $2,500 at a gas station.
The man, 29-year-old Harry Day, was charged with
|Police identified the boy's mother as Gertrude Henson, 26.|
The victim was described as "an African American child." A photo of the victim's mother reveals she is white.
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Harry Day was arrested Sunday after police responded to reports of a man trying to sell an African American child at a Speedy Mart in Corbin, Ky.
A 911 caller described Day’s car and license plate, and police said they found the White Nissan parked along Spider Creek Road.
State troopers found the boy at his mother’s house along with methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia. She was identified as Gertrude Henson, 26.
Police said both Day and Henson told officers they’d been using methamphetamine.
Day was charged with promoting human trafficking and driving under the influence. He pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor trafficking charge at his arraignment Monday and was sentenced to one year in jail, according to Kentucky-based WYMT.
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