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Nobles County woman facing animal neglect charges

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 Authorities in Nobles County, Minnesota have charged a Reading woman with 11 counts of felony animal neglect after prosecutors say she neglected 11 horses, all of which died as a result.

 The charges were filed today by the office of Nobles County Attorney Kathleen Kusz against Joan Mary Moore of rural Reading.

 The maximum penalty for each felony count is two years in prison and a $5,000 fine.

 Moore is also facing animal cruelty charges connected to horses that she reportedly neglected but are still alive.

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