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Court Date Set for Animal Cruelty Suspect

KENNEWICK, Wash.--A court date has been set for a Kennewick woman accused of animal cruelty.

38-year-old Brandy Leighter is scheduled to appear in Benton County District Court on September 27th.

Animal control and Kennewick police found over 60 malnourished animals and a few dead ones at her Kennewick home on August 28th.

Leighter previously ran an animal rescue organization but moved the animals to her house when she ran out of funding.

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