Animal Cruelty Investigation Underway in Midland

MIDLAND - Midland Animal Services and the Midland Police Department are investigating a case of animal cruelty.

Officials rrespondedto a home at 1111 E. Hickory Friday morning after someone reported a dead dog on the pproperty

When officers arrived, they found two dead dogs in the yard. Both of the dead dogs were chained. Three other dogs were located alive and chained.

The two dead dogs were pit bulls. Two of the three remaining dogs are pit bulls and the third is a mix.

Animal Services is in the process of locating the owner of the two deceased dogs. The owner faces charges of Animal Cruelty. The owner of the deceased animals is not the owner of the property.