Martin County Man Facing Animal Cruelty Charges

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MARTIN COUNTY - A Martin County man is facing animal cruelty charges after deputies seized two of his horses.

The horses were taken from a home in the western part of the County this past weekend.

Officials say they were badly malnourished.

The owner was charged with cruelty to a livestock animal, which is a class a misdemeanor.

A hearing will be held next Tuesday to determine who will get the horses.