Britney investigated for child abuse and neglect

Multiple abuse allegations made against troubled singer

Britney Spears is at the centre of a child abuse and neglect investigation, after child welfare officials requested to unseal court documents in her custody battle.

The welfare officials from the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services say there are concerns about the safety and welfare of Spears’ two young boys Sean Preston and Jayden James.

The are reportedly “multiple child abuse and neglect allegations” against Spears, according to court documents that were made available yesterday (December 5).

The documents are not specific about investigating the referrals relating to Kevin Federline, Spears ’ ex-husband, reports the Associated Press.

Federline currently has physical custody of the children after Spears was found to flout a court order that required her to undergo drug testing.

–By our New York staff.

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