East Texas man arrested for animal cruelty

PALESTINE, TX (KSLA) – An East Texas man is arrested after several animals are found nearly starved to death on his property.

The Anderson County, Texas Sheriff's office says horses, dogs, and a donkey were seized from 61 year old Ross McMorris Jr's property, just outside of Palestine.

The condition of one horse was so bad, it had to be euthanized. McMorris has been charged with 2 counts of cruelty to animals.