Dozens of animals taken from Mt. Vernon home

MOUNT VERNON, VA (WWBT) – Dozens of animals were removed from a home in Fairfax.

Neighbors had complained about foul odors in the area. Investigators found dozens of animals inside, some dead, others malnourished.

The home has been declared uninhabitable and the owner has been charged with animal cruelty. A vet is treating those animals that were still alive. It's not clear if all of them will survive.

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