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15 Dead Horses Found On Nobles County Farm

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) Investigators found 15 horses who appeared to have died from starvation on a Nobles County farm Tuesday afternoon.

According to the Nobles County Sheriff's office, the animals were found at a farm in Reading, which is near Worthington.

Nine horses on the farm are still alive and in good condition.

The sheriff's department says the farm's owner ran out of money and could no longer afford hay.

The county attorney's office is considering animal neglect charges.

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