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CONYERS, Ga. -- Three members of the same family were arrested Friday after DFACS performed a welfare check at their home.

Lev Dzyuba, 37; Alina Dzyuba, 20; and Natalia Mellon, 26, were charged with false imprisonment and cruelty to children.

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Rockdale County Sheriff's Capt. Myra Pearrell said the three were taken into custody when DFACS officials saw the condition of their home on Hull Road in Conyers.

Three children were inside the home when DFACS arrived. Pearrell said the kids were placed in protective custody.

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