According to Somerset County District Attorney Jeff Thomas, a Paint Township couple was convicted Tuesday of felony child endangerment.
Eric and Nicole Barkman were arrested in May of last year after authorities found their home in “deplorable conditions.”
Troopers say five children, ranging from ages 1 to 12, were taken from the home.
Investigators say the home was filled with animal feces, little to no food, dirt and no running water.
A sentencing hearing has not yet been scheduled, according to online court documents.