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Man Arrested For Animal Neglect

Last updated on Friday, April 20, 2007

(BLOOMINGTON) - A Monroe County man is facing animal neglect charges after authorities exhumed the carcass of one of his horses and found the animal starved to death.

51-year-old Forrest Deckard was charged with two counts of animal neglect in the March death of the horse.

Authorities also believe he allowed a second horse to become extremely emaciated.

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