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2 in Angier charged with cruelty to animals

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Keith Leach Keith Leach
Angela Yuronda Burch Angela Yuronda Burch
ANGIER, N.C. -

Keith Lamur Leach and Angela Yuronda Burch were arrested Tuesday and charged with felonious cruelty to animals, according to arrest warrants.

Leach, 39, and Burch, 29, shared a residence on the 8500 block of Highway 55 in Angier, are accused of starving a 5-month-old pit bull to death.

The arrest warrants say the couple left the dog chained in the back yard and neglected to provide food or water leading to the dog to starve to death.

Leach and Lamur had their first court appearance Tuesday at 9 a.m.

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