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Owner of 16 Dead Horses Charged
MASON COUNTY, Ky. (WRKC) -- A man who faces charges for losing track of his animals is now facing worse charges.
Tuesday the Mason County Sheriff found the carcasses of 16 dead horses on a farm on Key Pike in Maysville.
Wednesday he charged the farm's owner, Sam Jones, with 16 counts of failure to dispose of a carcass and one count of animal cruelty. Jones was arrested Wednesday.
He has been cited five times since Christmas Eve for horses running at large.