Maine lady charged after 23 animals discovered residing in squalor  

An East Millinocket lady has been charged with animal cruelty after police say quite a few canines have been discovered residing in extraordinarily poor circumstances, and a few have been malnourished.

Police say they responded to a house on Major Road in East Millinocket on Wednesday following a disorderly criticism and located a number of canines attacking one another in a small fenced-in space on the property.

One canine was killed within the struggle, in response to police.