Police say about 10 dead or dying pigeons were found last fall on the streets around the Frick Building.

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Four people and a business are charged with animal cruelty for allegedly killing pigeons.

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Police say about 10 dead or dying pigeons were found last fall on the streets around the Frick Building in downtown Pittsburgh.

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Police say the building’s managers, Colleen Derbish and Franciso Escalante, hired Bird Control Services to chemically control the bird population on the property.

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The owner of the company, Allen Zimmerman, and an employee, Randall Hoffmaster, are also charged.