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Baton Rouge teacher charged with animal cruelty

By Greg Meriwether - bio | email

ERWINVILLE, LA (WAFB) - The finding of hundreds of abused animals has landed a Baton Rouge teacher in hot water, after a raid on her West Baton Rouge Parish home.

West Baton Rouge investigators executed a search warrant at a home just off Section Road in Erwinville.

They found all sorts of animals, both large and small. Investigators brought along veterinarians to check the animals and the vets say they did not like what they saw.

Investigators say the home belongs to Ann Kissner, a school teacher in Baton Rouge. She's been charged with animal cruelty.
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