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Franklin County Deputies, Animal Control Discover Hoarding Situation

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Officials say a Franklin County hoarding situation at one residence was not fit for humans, let alone animals.

Around 9:30 a.m., Franklin County Animal Control Officers and Franklin County Sheriff's Deputies raided a home on Jones Lane in Frankfort after multiple complaints about the residence.

LEX 18 was the only news station on the scene as officials raided the home.

Inside the home, officials found a zoo of animals living in what officers describe as a house of filth not fit for human-beings. Authorities seized an 8-foot-long python and a boa constrictor, along with four geese, two dogs and cats and several exotic birds.

The owners surrendered most of the animals including a malnourished Doberman.

Officers told LEX 18 that the couple hasn't been charged yet but animal cruelty charges will likely be filed. 

The animals are being taken to the Franklin County Humane Society

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