Sparks Man Investigated for Animal Hoarding

Animal hoarding investigation on Merchant Street in Sparks
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SPARKS, NV - A Sparks man could face charges of animal hoarding after dozens of animals, many dead, were found in his home Wednesday.

Neighbors called police to report a smell that turned out to be dead animals and feces in the home on Merchant Street. Police called in Animal Control and the Humane Society.

A KOLO 8 News Now reporter says dogs, cats, guinea pigs and rabbits were among the animals found.