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Father arrested on charge of neglect and child selling


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Jennings County Sheriff's Office and Indiana State Police have arrested a Lexington, Indiana man on charge of neglect of a dependent/child selling.

According to investigators, Joseph W. Gambrel, 42, agreed to sign all of his parental rights on his two children over to the children's relatives in exchange for $7,500.

Jennings County Sheriff officers and the state police took Gambrel into custody Wednesday as he was preparing to get into his vehicle with the cash.

For more on this story, see Saturday's Republic.

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