Michelle Phillips (from left), Jason Jones and Brittany Phillips are wanted in connection with the mistreatment of 22 horses in Henry County, two of which have died.
Photo: Henry County Police Department
Photo: Henry County Police Department

3 wanted in mistreatment of 22 horses found at Henry County property

Authorities have identified three people wanted in connection with the mistreatment of 22 horses found starving earlier this month at a Henry County property.

Two of those horses have since died, Henry police said Wednesday. Investigators have taken out arrest warrants against Michelle Phillips, Jason Jones and Brittany Phillips on charges of animal cruelty.


BOLO: Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of the three subjects listed, please contact Detective G. Turner or Henry County Non-Emergency Dispatch at 770-957-9121.

Posted by Henry County Police Department on Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Photos of the horses previously released by Henry County Animal Control showed several of the animals were bony, matted and missing patches of hair when they were found at a property on King Mill Road.

RELATED: 22 horses found malnourished, mistreated at Henry County property

Some of the animals were bony, matted and missing patches of hair when they were found at the King Mill Road property.
Photo: Henry County Animal Control

The agency has been working with state officials and local organizations like the Georgia Equine Rescue League and Canine Pet Rescue to feed the surviving animals and provide them with veterinary care. 

Police are now asking anyone with information on the three suspects’ whereabouts to come forward. They are believed to be in metro Atlanta.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Henry County police at 770-957-9121.

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