MIDDLETOWN, Ohio (KDKA) — Police say they found a number of dead cats and kittens in an Ohio man’s freezer Thursday.READ MORE: Paperless Ticketing Leads To Long Lines Outside Heinz Field Ahead Of Steelers Game
Officers were sent to a home on Roosevelt Boulevard in Middletown, Ohio, for an animal abuse complaint made against Edmund Cunningham.READ MORE: T.J. Watt Suffers Groin Injury, Won't Return To Sunday's Steelers Game
An officer told Cunningham that they had received a complaint that he was harming cats and kittens, and Cunningham gave officers permission to search the residence.
During the search, officers found nine dead cats and kittens in Cunningham’s freezer.MORE NEWS: Pittsburgh Police Investigating Shooting In Homewood
Cunningham admitted to killing eight of the cats and kittens, and he was subsequently charged with eight counts of cruelty to a companion animal.