WATCH: Child Found Handcuffed & with Dead Chicken Around His Neck

Two individuals have been arrested in North Carolina after police officer discovered an 11-year-old child handcuffed to the front porch of a home shivering, and with a dead chicken tied around his neck on Friday.

Deputies arrested social services employee Wanda Sue Larson, 57, and her husband, hospital nurse, Dorian Lee Harper, 57, for intentional child abuse inflicting serious injury, false imprisonment and cruelty to animals.

The pair are being held on bail for over half-a-million dollars.

Police ultimately removed five children, ages 8, 9, 11, 13 and 14, from the home, four of whom were adopted by Larson and Harper.