A Greenville, Virginia, man is facing charges for allegedly starving his hunting dogs – one of the dogs did not survive. According to Tuesday’s News Leader, 53-year-old Gary L. Killingsworth is facing charges for torturing an animal and causing death, in addition to two misdemeanors for animal cruelty, and multiple charges for providing inadequate care, inadequate water, inadequate food, inadequate space.
The one dog who died is scheduled to undergo a necropsy to fully determine the cause of death – the surviving two dogs were seized from Killingsworth by the Augusta County Animal Control.
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According to the News Leader, the animal control agency has refused to discuss details of the animal cruelty investigation. Killingsworth remains free.
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