Five dead horses found in animal mistreatment investigation

CREATED Apr 10, 2013 - UPDATED: Apr 10, 2013

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PLEASANT PRAIRIE - Police say that they found five dead horses at a location in Pleasant Prairie during an investigation into a report of possible mistreatment of animals.

The search happened Tuesday at a location on the 1800 block of 128th Street.

Police also say they found 24 other horses in poor condition.  Authorities removed those horses.  A nearby stable is caring for them.

Police explain that they're continuing their investigation.