- Associated Press - Thursday, August 13, 2015

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - A Black Forest woman convicted of animal cruelty after authorities found the remains of 14 horses in a barn has been sentenced to 60 days in jail followed by five years of probation.

The Colorado Springs Gazette reports (https://goo.gl/RktmQk ) 63-year-old Sherri Brunzell was sentenced Thursday and was told she can no longer own, manage, possess, lease or care for any horses.

El Paso County sheriff’s investigators found the remains of 14 horses in a barn in September and seized 10 living horses. Some of the living horses were found with sores on their bodies and ulcers in their mouths.

Brunzell was convicted in May of charges involving eight horses.


Information from: The Gazette, https://www.gazette.com



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