A 23-year-old man admitted to the Children's Hospital weighing only 30 pounds

OKLAHOMA (CNN) – A 23-year-old man with a rare disease struggles for his life after being admitted to the University of Oklahoma Children's Hospital weighing only 30 pounds .

Now the police are investigating his guards.

Juanita Wooten said that her grandson had been admitted to the hospital "because he was limping badly".

According to the police, he would fight against "severe malnutrition and flu-like symptoms".

Wooten said that she was watching him daily while his mother was at work.

She said that her grandson is only measuring against his shoulder.

Her grandson was diagnosed with a rare neurological condition that affects facial muscles. He is unable to take care of himself or feed himself.

Police said doctors feared his body was bad enough. His mother told police that her son "did not follow any particular diet and did not visit a doctor for years."

Laboratory tests reveal that "human's sodium levels were extremely high, indicating that he did not have enough water" and that he "was suffering from wounds on his body, which is compatible with a lack of mobility.

"I did not abuse or mistreat him," said Wooten, denying the charges against her.

When asked if there was malnutrition or a lack of care, Wooten replied, "No, not from us, but they act as they are."

She specified that she was referring to the state's Department of Social Services.

The police took more than 150 photos searching the house, both inside and out.

It is unclear when the 23-year-old will come out of the hospital.

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