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VA couple indicted in animal cruelty investigation

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - A Virginia couple accused of neglecting nearly three dozen horses has been indicted on animal cruelty charges.

This case is unfolding in King and Queen County.

Robert Amos and Elizabeth Newsome-Amos each face twenty counts.

A rescue league took custody of the animals. Authorities say some of the horses have since died.

Others have been adopted or are now in foster care.

The couple will be in court in July.

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