A Gatlinburg woman has been arrested after police say they found her three children, starving and dirty.
According to WVLT, Gatlinburg Police and Fire Department were called to the Ski Mountain Hotel for a medical situation where they found a 6-year-old child with a high fever. While there, police discovered 2 other children, ages 7 and 13, who also appeared to be neglected. 37-year-old Melissa Mahan was arrested and charged with 3 counts of Child Abuse, Child Neglect or Endangerment.
The sick child was taken to LeConte Medical Center and all three children have been placed in protective custody.