Created on Monday, 25 February 2013 Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
TIPP CITY, Ohio (AP) — Authorities in western Ohio say they've removed more than 100 farm animals from a horse rescue facility as part of an animal cruelty investigation.
The Miami County Sheriff's Office raided Serenity Horse Rescue near Tipp City on Sunday, following a six-month investigation.
The Dayton Daily News reports that 100 to 150 animals — including several dozen horses, sheep, goats, chickens, ducks and peacocks — were relocated to an undisclosed location.
No charges have been filed in the case.
The animals were removed following reports of dead horses not being disposed of properly and someone living on property in an uninhabitable structure.