Broward County

Dozens of neglected pets removed from filthy Lighthouse Point home, police say

Detectives had to don head-to-toe hazmat suits before they could bear to enter the alleged animal hoarder's reeking Lighthouse Point home Friday morning, police said.

Once inside, they found about 60 neglected cats, seven abused dogs and six dead felines, said Commander Jack Vaccaro, a spokesman for the Lighthouse Point Police Department.

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