Clay County man accused of animal cruelty


CLAY COUNTY, Miss. (WCBI) – A Clay County man was accused of starving a horse so badly that it needed to be put down.

Perry Cummings, 66, was charged with animal cruelty.

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Sheriff Eddie Scott said his officers found three starving horses at Cumming’s property last week.

One was put down by deputies. The two others were rescued Tuesday.

Scott said investigators finally tracked Cummings down Monday.

He’s been released from jail on a $1,100 bond.