REEDY WOMAN SENTENCED IN CRUELTY TO ANIMALS CASE

(03/01/2013)

A Reedy, Roane County woman who owned 16 horses that were found dead on her farm has pleaded guilty to animal cruelty in Spencer.

Tory Morgan pleaded guilty to 10 counts of animal cruelty.

Morgan agreed to give up custody of an additional 20 horses that she also owned and the county will look at getting those animals adopted.

Morgan was sentenced to 120 days in jail, 75 of those days will be suspended.

She will spend about the next two weeks behind bars, due to time she has already served and will be on probation for one year.

She will pay about $2,000 in restitution for overtime that was paid to the Roane County deputy who took care of those horses. She will also have to pay $1,650 in court fees.

See original story   ROANE WOMAN ARRESTED IN DEATH OF 22 HORSES - Animals Died Of Malnourishment, 20 Horses Rescued


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