GREENE TOWNSHIP (KDKA) — A man and woman from Greene Township are accused of starving three German shepherds in a basement filled with feces.
According to York Daily Record, 34-year-old Shauna Rae Stroup and 42-year-old Jorge Elias Derieux are facing animal cruelty charges.READ MORE: 'In Your House, What's Your Plan?:' NWS Meteorologist Stresses Safety As Frequency Of Tornadoes Increases
Authorities found four dogs — Bear, Beard, Deffenburg and Rosie — in a filthy basement where food and water were not available. Two of the dogs were already dead when troopers arrived.Republicans In Pennsylvania And Other States Using Ballot Initiatives To Change Election Laws
One of the dogs was alive, but in such a poor condition that he had to be euthanized.
Bear, the only dog in decent enough condition to treat, weighed a measly 35 pounds. Police say that is around half the normal body weight for a dog of his breed.MORE NEWS: Rep. Mike Kelly Facing Scrutiny Over Stocks Purchases By The Congressman And His Wife
Neither Stroup or Derieux have been in police custody.