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A lady has been arrested after police found a horror present of animal neglect and youngster abuse in her residence.
Shannon Marie Morgan (pictured in her mugshot above) of Beverly Hills, Florida, was arrested final week after Citrus County Sheriff’s Workplace responded to a grievance of animal cruelty. It turned out to be a lot of it — and never simply to animals.
Upon coming into Morgan’s residence the responding officers have been met with “the pungent odor of ammonia” in response to a public assertion from after the arrest, and the reason for the odor was rapidly discovered to be as a result of copious quantities of animals dwelling within the residence:
“They initially noticed a number of cages and glass aquariums containing snakes and rodents but additionally noticed rats and cats operating freely within the residence. It was blatantly apparent; these animals have been disadvantaged of all their primary requirements.”
Snakes, cats, and rats! Oh my…
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The arrest affidavit describes the house as having “slippery” ground “as a result of urine and feces” in addition to the ceiling being “lined in flies”. Within the press launch, the sheriff continued on to say:
“Shifting all through the home officers have been stunned by the opposite deplorable circumstances equivalent to trash, soiled dishes, and rotten meals scattered all all through the residence, inflicting extra roaches and flies to pervade the realm.”
That is your warning if in case you have a weak abdomen, however you possibly can see the footage of the house for your self (under):
Completely horrifying. And it solely will get worse from right here as a result of the main points proceed to get extra sickening, reader discretion is suggested.
Within the affidavit it was acknowledged one of many bedrooms housed two small cages containing a ferret and a canine which have been getting used as one thing like a jail. Each animals have been “disadvantaged of meals and water”. The animals weren’t the one ones struggling, although…
Police discovered a toddler in one of many bedrooms, too. The room had a mattress on the ground “lined in roaches” and a number of cats littered the room as they actively “dismembered a rat”.
Completely disgusting. That poor youngster and people poor animals…
A 3rd bed room held 50 rodents in cages in addition to over 300 roaming freely — the rats had fully “taken over management” of the room. Animal management eliminated seven cats and one canine earlier than the home was locked down for “additional investigation,” which included the elimination of three snakes and lots of of rats.
Morgan argued she didn’t reside on the residence anymore however claimed she visited nightly. She stated she was “conscious that it has gotten dangerous however has not gotten assist till at present when she referred to as a rodent firm” and likewise added she “didn’t need to reside within the circumstances her residence was in.” Which, in that case, why was the kid in that bed room? Did she go away the poor child there alone? So many questions unanswered…
The 38-year-old house owner in query was charged with 12 counts of animal abuse and one depend of kid neglect as a result of state of the house. Sheriff Mike Prendergast stated in a press release after the preliminary arrest:
“Abuse of any type shouldn’t be tolerated. The circumstances of this residence and the animals on this case have been so dangerous, Sheriff’s Workplace personnel have been cautioned about making entry. Neither youngsters nor animals ought to ever endure any such atmosphere. It’s essential that our residents report any potential indicators of kid or animal neglect. Our Animal Management Officers, deputies and crime scene specialists as soon as once more have achieved an exceptional job.”
Such a stomach-churning case. Reactions, Perezcious readers?
[Image via Citrus County Sheriff’s Office]
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