#childabuse | Former DCS caseworker faces criminal charges for child neglect

ANDERSON — A former caseworker with the Indiana Department of Child Services faces criminal charges in Anderson for the neglect of a child under his supervision.

A Madison County Grand Jury indicted 26-year-old Spencer Day Osborn on four felony charges — two counts of Neglect of a Dependent Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury, and two counts of Neglect of a Dependent Resulting in Bodily Injury.

The charges were announced Monday by Madison County Prosecutor Rodney Cummings.

According to Cummings, the four-year-old boy was living with foster parents and was under the supervision of Osborn who allegedly allowed the child to visit his mother. “where he was seriously injured multiple times.”

The mother was charged with neglect.

The Indiana State Personnel Department says Spencer Osborn was “terminated” by DCS, September 21.

This is a developing story and RTV 6 will have additional information as it becomes available.


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