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Man facing 544 counts of cruelty to animals in Henderson Co.

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A Henderson Co. man is now facing charges in connection with an animal cruelty investigation.

Hundreds of animals had to be rescued from 73-year-old Doil Stogner's property in Reed last month.

The rescued animals were also found living amongst the bodies of at least a hundred other animals that had died, according to the Henderson County Sheriff's Office.

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The sheriff's office says Stogner was issued a criminal summons Tuesday morning for 544 counts of cruelty to animals.

Stogner is set to appear in court in December.

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