Man Charged With Starving Dogs

Brian Kelly

CAHOKIA, Il (KMOX)-A Cahokia man is charged with intentionally starving a pit bull and a beagle to death.

Police say they found the dogs, dead at the home of 24-year-old Charles Hicks on Tuesday.

Hicks is charged with two counts each of cruel treatment and violating an animal owner’s duties, all misdemeanors.

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