Obese 8-Year-Old Placed in Foster Care

November 28, 2011 Updated Nov 28, 2011 at 11:12 AM EDT

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Obese 8-Year-Old Placed in Foster Care

November 28, 2011 Updated Nov 28, 2011 at 11:12 AM EDT

According to a story in the Cleveland (Ohio) Plain Dealer, an 8-year-old Ohio boy who weighed more than 200 pounds was placed in foster care last month by county officials.

According to the Plain Dealer, county officials said the boy was removed due to his mother's inability to control his weight. The boy is living in a foster home, according to the Plain Dealer story.

Read the Plain Dealer story HERE.