Joliet couple accused of leaving young sons alone in filthy motel room

JOLIET, Ill. (WLS) -- A Joliet couple is accused of leaving their young sons alone in a filthy motel room littered with razors and glasses of alcohol.

Peji Patterson, 24, and his wife Stephanie are charged with endangering the life and health of a child.

Police say the children -- a 1-year-old and a 5-month-old -- were wearing diapers that hadn't been changed for hours.

The children are now in the care of their great grandmother.
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