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Cruelty to Animal Investigation

Date of News Release: 03/01/2016

(West Liberty, KY) - At 11:08 a.m. on Tuesday, March 1, 2016, Kentucky State Police Post 8 Morehead received a report that two horses had been abandoned by their owner at a property on KY364 in Morgan County. Upon arrival at the property two horses were located in poor health by Trooper Derrek Lovett and a local veterinarian was contacted. Arrangements were made for placement of the horse with the Morgan County Animal Rescue. The incident remains under investigation by Trooper Derrek Lovett and criminal charges are pending.