VIENNA, Mo. — Forty animals were seized from a home in Vienna, Mo., where investigators say many were starving to death and are in desperate need of medical attention.
Vienna is about 70 miles south of Columbia, Mo. on Highway 63 in Maries County.
Investigators applied for a search warrant and served it on the morning of September 27th. They found malnourished dogs, goats, pigs, cows, and horses. There were also at least six horse remains and numerous cow and pig remains.
Missouri State Animal Investigators, police and the Humane Society are from the Department of Agriculture are working on this case.
The owner of the property has not been charged at this time, but he is due in court on Tuesday and could face numerous counts of animal neglect and improper disposal of animal remains.