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Man Arrested For 8 Counts Of Child Neglect

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The Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office arrested a man after they say, his wife was killed and he failed to return home to look after their eight kids.

Deputies say Rajy Mathews was working out of town in Houston, Texas when his wife was killed in a bicycle versus vehicle accident.

The Sheriff's Office says the eight children had been left alone at the Woodruff home since Monday, August 19.

According to a news release sent Saturday, the children are in emergency protective custody.

Mathews was arrested and charged with eight counts of child neglect.

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