Officials find more than 60 dead horse on farm in Pleasant Prair - WXOW News 19 La Crosse, WI – News, Weather and Sports |

Officials find more than 60 dead horse on farm in Pleasant Prairie

Posted:

PLEASANT PRAIRIE, Wis. (AP) -- Officials in Pleasant Prairie say tests have found the drinking water is safe on a farm where buried horses were found.

The village says an independent lab analyzed samples collected from two wells on the property and found the water safe for drinking.

Water in a nearby stream was tested by the Department of Natural Resources and also found to be safe.

Kenosha County sheriff's investigators say nearly 70 animal carcasses were found buried on a couple's property in Pleasant Prairie. David and Paula White face a number of animal neglect charges after five dead horses were found in stalls at their farm last month. Nearly two dozen horses, some malnourished, were seized.

Deputy Chief David Morgensen tells WISN-TV (http://bit.ly/12ZfHWG ) they found decomposing horses buried under carcasses on the ground.

------

Information from: WISN-TV, http://www.wisn.com

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WXOW. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, Terms of Service and Mobile Privacy Policy & Terms of Service.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's public inspection file should contact Administrative Assistant Theresa Wopat at 507-895-9969. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, at 888-835-5322 (TTY) or at fccinfo@fcc.gov.