Woman Arrested For Animal Cruelty

A Laurel County woman, who used to serve on the board of a local animal shelter, has been charged with animal cruelty.

Deputies say they found 22 animals, including dogs, cats and goats, living in filth at Jennifer Adkins' home.

She's now charged with animal cruelty and three counts of endangering the welfare of a minor.

The Corbin Times Tribune reports for a brief time, Adkins served on the board of the Knox/Whitley County Animal Shelter.

Her three children were removed from the home.

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