170 birds found dead in Deer Park barn - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

170 birds found dead in Deer Park barn

DEER PARK, Wash. - Twenty malnourished birds, of 190 found in a Deer Park barn, were all that were still alive when officials from SCRAPS discovered the animals living in unsafe conditions Friday.

The birds that were still alive have been taken to SCRAPS where they are being cared for.

Nancy Hill, a SCRAPS official, says the birds didn't have food or water and were living unclean conditions and were confined in an unsafe manor.

Authorities are working to identify a suspect who could face a First Degree Animal Cruelty, which is a felony.

The birds were all chickens and pigeons.

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