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Va. Man Sentenced, Fined for Keeping Dead Dogs on Property

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LOVINGSTON, Va. (AP)- A Nelson County man must pay more than $3,000 in fines following his guilty plea to keeping dead dogs and canine body parts on his property.

Animal control officers discovered the dead dogs and body parts at 60-year-old Bruce Pfeifer's home in Afton in February 2011.

Pfeifer pleaded guilty last week in Nelson County General District Court to animal cruelty and failure to bury dead animals.

Judge Sam Eggleston III sentenced Pfeifer to a year in jail and suspended the time after four months served. Pfeifer received credit for time served.

Pfeifer's wife, Robin Kitts Pfeifer, was convicted in 2011 on similar charges. She received a suspended sentence and was fined more than $1,000.

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