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UPDATE: Pregnant Washington mom accused of abuse says she used meth

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LAKE STEVENS, Wash. -

A pregnant Washington mom who was arrested for investigation of felony mistreatment and abandonment has admitted to police she has been using meth.

A judge has set bail at $100,000 for Amanda Foley and Mark Dorson whose three children were found padlocked inside their Lake Stevens home, left to fend for themselves as their parents were rarely home. The children include a 7-year-old girl, a 3-year-old boy and an 11-month-old boy and they are now in the custody of Child Protective Services.

Lake Stevens police say the children were found Saturday, January 31st without food in a cold, filthy house, surrounded by feces and garbage.  The 11-month-old baby boy was not in good health having a temperature of just 94.1, he was hypothermic, dehydrated and was only in the 2% range for his body weight. It wasn't known how long the children had been unattended when police removed them from the home.

Police say there is a history of Child Protective Services calls and code enforcement issues at their address. The school district says they have made three reports to child protection services since last October, the last one was in January when the 7-year-old girl and her 3-year-old brother stopped showing up for school.

The parents made a court appearance on Wednesday.

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