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Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52401
SAC CITY, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa woman is facing criminal charges after more than 1,000 pigs were found dead on a property.
KCCI-TV reports that the Sac County Sheriff's Office responded to a call Thursday and found the animals dead at two confinement sites. Authorities said Elana Laber, 33, was responsible for maintaining the sites.
The sheriff's office said the pigs had been dead for at least a week and had no access to food or water.
Laber is charged with two counts of first-degree criminal mischief and two counts of livestock neglect.
Sac City is about 49 miles east of Sioux City.