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A severely emaciated horse found by El Paso County sheriff's deputies at a property in Falcon. Photo courtesy of the El Paso County Sheriff's Office.

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A woman will appear in court after skeletal remains of two chickens were found at a property in Falcon by El Paso County sheriff's deputies Wednesday.

Sara Simpson, 29, was served and released on two counts of misdemeanor animal cruelty. 

In addition, two horses located in the 3400 block of Meridian Road were severely emaciated and taken to a boarding facility.

Woman's death in east Colorado Springs a suspected homicide

The Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region assisted with the seizure.

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Liz Forster is a general assignment reporter with a focus on environment and public safety. She is a Colorado College graduate, avid hiker and skier, and sweet potato enthusiast. Liz joined The Gazette in June 2017.

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