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Cruelty To Animals Investigation in Rockcastle County

Date of News Release: 04/16/2008

(London, KY) - On Tuesday, April 15, 2008 at 3:00 PM the Kentucky State Police received a complaint of possible Cruelty To Animals (Horses) at a farm on Robinson Cemetery Road in Rockcastle County.

Upon arrival KSP Detective Gary Lane discovered five (5) dead horses and twenty-one (21) that were in emaciated condition. Detective Lane located the owner of the farm, Jerry Campbell, 54, of London and charged him (cited to court) with twenty-one (21) counts Cruelty To Animals 2ND Degree.

Detective Lane is continuing the investigation and was assisted at the scene by other KSP Officers and the Rockcastle County Sheriff's Office.

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