15 dogs, cats found dead in Bremer County home

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BREMER COUNTY, Iowa (KCRG)- Authorities in Sumner found more than a dozen animals dead while searching a home over the weekend.

Police said it happened Sunday at 611 E. First Street on Sunday, north of City Park.

City police, Bremer County deputies and animal rescue workers found 15 dead cats and dogs in the home. They also rescued 13 living animals.

The search came after reports from citizens raised concerns about the condition of multiple cats and dogs living in the home and unattached garage.

Officials said the home did not have climate control and had poor living conditions.

While no suspects have been identified, police said charges are pending in the case.