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Malnourished horses: 2 arrested for animal cruelty

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Deputies with the Brunswick Sheriff's Office arrested two people in Leland for neglecting horses. (Source: BCSO) Deputies with the Brunswick Sheriff's Office arrested two people in Leland for neglecting horses. (Source: BCSO)

BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WECT) – Deputies with the Brunswick Sheriff's Office arrested two people in Leland for neglecting horses.

Edward Oxendine and Rosemary Waldrone were each charged with four counts of animal cruelty.

According to arrest warrants, Waldrone and Oxendine were arrested for depriving the hoarse of food. All of the animals have been taken by the Sheriff's Office and are being treated.

The Sheriff's office was altered by concerned citizens in the neighborhood to the condition of the animals.

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