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Mom arrested on suspicion of selling her 7-year-old son

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Patty Aguilar | 05 July, 2018, 21:44

A mother from Corpus Christi is accused of doing the unthinkable selling her children.

A Corpus Christi mother was arrested Friday for the sale and purchase of a seven-year-old child, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety. Further investigation revealed two more female children, ages 2 and 3, who were in the process of being sold.

All three were booked into the Nueces County Jail.

Special agents with the state law enforcement agency entered the home to serve the search warrant and say they found the male child who had recently been sold by his mother, as reported by KIII. The boy was bought by two men, according to jail records.

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A man and a woman were also arrested as part of the drug investigation on Friday.

Authorities are continuing to investigate, and additional charges could be forthcoming.

An additional male and female were also arrested in the raid, although it is unclear if they were involved in the alleged drug activity or the sale of children.

Authorities say the investigation remains ongoing.

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