Tommie Queen, the suspect wanted by the authorities in conjunction with a horrific dog-fighting operation discovered in Adams County, Mississippi, has surrendered. According to KNOE News, the 31-year-old man turned himself in to the authorities on Wednesday afternoon.
According to the Adams County Sheriff’s Office, Queen is the owner of the property where dozens of injured and maimed pit bulls were discovered chained in a wooded area on November 6. After the discovery was made, Sheriff Patten described the condition of the dogs found on the property:
“You probably have about two acres with nothing but pit bulls. We have dogs, some with their legs bitten off, one with its lower jaw missing. You have a bone yard out here in plain view. They didn’t have the decency to bury the dogs.”
Many of the dogs were taken to the Natchez-Adams Humane Society – according to staff, several of the dogs were in such poor condition that they had to be humanely euthanized.
Queen has been arrested and he is facing a malicious animal cruelty charge.
Read the prior article about this situation here.
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