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Neglected animals rescued from Hawkins County residence after woman taken for mental evaluation

February 21st, 2014 1:19 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

Neglected animals rescued from Hawkins County residence after woman taken for mental evaluation

The condition of the kitchen at the time authorities arrived. (Photo courtesy of HCHS.)

ROGERSVILLE — The Hawkins County Humane Society was still trying to round up animals Thursday at the home of a Hawkins County woman who was hospitalized Wednesday after being discovered in extremely unsanitary conditions.

Wednesday evening HCSO was dispatched to the residence of Margaret Agusti, 63, 115 Prices Road, north of Rogersville, after Agusti had reported several explosions taking place outside of her residence, as well as numerous individuals being around her home.

Deputies were unable to locate any signs of explosions or people around Agusti’s residence, but they did observe a variety of animals residing in what appeared to be extremely unsanitary conditions within Agusti’s home.

Agusti was subsequently transported to a local hospital via ambulance in order to receive a mental evaluation.

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