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Minnesota Woman, Caycee Bregel, 25, Pleads Guilty For Killing 64 Cats

Updated On 15 Apr, 2019 Published On

A Minnesota woman, namely Caycee Bregel, 25, pleaded guilty on Friday, April 12, after she killed more than 100 animals, including 64 dead ones, on her property.

The suspect was sentenced to 200 hours of community service, 90 days of electronic home monitoring and two years of probation after pleading guilty to 13 counts of animal cruelty.

Judge also ordered her to undergo a psychological examination.

According to Fox 9 reports, Caycee ran the nonprofit "Minnesota Animal Rescue" in Farmington. Law enforcement was called regarding a loose 400-pound pig in her neighborhood in May.

Investigators used a search warrant to search the home after which they found 43 cats, 64 dead cats, five dogs and a guinea pig.

Authorities found numerous dogs and cats in poor health. They detected an "overpowering smell of urine and feces" on the property.

Officials found Dead cats in shallow graves across the backyard, in the garage and in refrigerators and freezers.

As per the report, Caycee received nearly 150 cats from the Animal Humane Society from July 2017 to February 2018.

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