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NCSO may press animal cruelty charges against absent cattle owner

CORSICANA—The discovery of dead and starving cattle on a fenced-in, waterless piece of land in Navarro County has sparked an animal cruelty investigation by the sheriff’s office. Along with six head of severely malnourished cattle, the bodies of at least eight head of cattle, in varying stages of decomposition, were found on a rural property on NW County Road 0020 in Corsicana, officials said. Sheriff Elmer Tanner said although there hasn’t been a necropsy, it was clear the animals were trapped without any water for “quite some time.” A concerned citizen tipped off the NCSO; a deputy responded Monday night and by Tuesday morning two investigators took over the case and had a search warrant. Read stories like this and more in your latest edition of The Ennis News. Be informed, subscribe today!

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