GRAPHIC IMAGES: Dog found in deplorable condition - WDAM-TV 7-News, Weather, Sports-Hattiesburg, MS

GRAPHIC IMAGES: Dog found in deplorable condition

WARNING! Images in this story show graphic injuries. Source: WDAM WARNING! Images in this story show graphic injuries. Source: WDAM
Jones County authorities and Southern Cross Animal Rescue found this dog in deplorable conditions at a Jones County home. Source: WDAM Jones County authorities and Southern Cross Animal Rescue found this dog in deplorable conditions at a Jones County home. Source: WDAM
JONES COUNTY, MS (WDAM) -

A Jones County woman was charged with animal cruelty Tuesday after Southern Cross Animal Shelter found a dog in deplorable conditions. 

According to Heather Chandler Williams with S.C.A.R. the dog was left behind when suspect Malinda Covey and her family moved. 

Williams said the dog was thin, full of parasites, had a prolapsed uterus and a leg injury. 

WARNING: Click here for VERY GRAPHIC IMAGES of the dog's condition. 

The leg was so badly injured that the dog had learned to walk on the joint, according to Williams. 

According to the Jones County Sheriff's Department, Covey has pending animal cruelty charges against her. 

Williams emphasized that Southern Cross is a non-profit organization that receives no funds from the city or county. If anyone would like to donate to the rehabilitation of the dog, she encourages them to visit their website. 

Copyright WDAM 2016. All rights reserved. 

  • Local NewsLOCALMore>>

  • 2 jailed after domestic dispute leads to apartment fire in Lamar County

    2 jailed after domestic dispute leads to apartment fire in Lamar County

    Tuesday, January 23 2018 1:55 PM EST2018-01-23 18:55:53 GMT
    A domestic dispute in Lamar County between a boyfriend and girlfriend led to an apartment fire and both being charged. (Photo source: WDAM)A domestic dispute in Lamar County between a boyfriend and girlfriend led to an apartment fire and both being charged. (Photo source: WDAM)
    A domestic dispute in Lamar County between a boyfriend and girlfriend led to an apartment fire and both being charged. According to Lamar County Sheriff Danny Rigel, deputies responded to an apartment on Getaway Lane, off West Hill Drive around 8 p.m. for a report of a domestic dispute. “Both parties involved actually called 911 saying there was a domestic disturbance and a fire at the apartment,” Rigel said. When Rigel's deputies arrived at the scene, bo...More >>
    A domestic dispute in Lamar County between a boyfriend and girlfriend led to an apartment fire and both being charged. According to Lamar County Sheriff Danny Rigel, deputies responded to an apartment on Getaway Lane, off West Hill Drive around 8 p.m. for a report of a domestic dispute. “Both parties involved actually called 911 saying there was a domestic disturbance and a fire at the apartment,” Rigel said. When Rigel's deputies arrived at the scene, bo...More >>
  • Mount Carmel's nearly $1.7M settlement to go to State Bank of Texas

    Mount Carmel's nearly $1.7M settlement to go to State Bank of Texas

    Tuesday, January 23 2018 1:39 PM EST2018-01-23 18:39:12 GMT
    Photo credit: WDAMPhoto credit: WDAM

    Mount Carmel Baptist Church in Hattiesburg will not receive any of an insurance settlement following February 2013's EF-4 tornado that damaged buildings on the property.

    More >>

    Mount Carmel Baptist Church in Hattiesburg will not receive any of an insurance settlement following February 2013's EF-4 tornado that damaged buildings on the property.

    More >>
  • 2 of 3 convictions overturned for Hattiesburg pastor

    2 of 3 convictions overturned for Hattiesburg pastor

    Tuesday, January 23 2018 1:17 PM EST2018-01-23 18:17:45 GMT
    The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has overturned a pair of charges and remanded another to a lower court in the conviction of Hattiesburg Pastor Kenneth Fairley. (Photo source: Forrest County Jail)The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has overturned a pair of charges and remanded another to a lower court in the conviction of Hattiesburg Pastor Kenneth Fairley. (Photo source: Forrest County Jail)

    The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has overturned a pair of charges and remanded another to a lower court in the conviction of Hattiesburg Pastor Kenneth Fairley. After a six-day trial, in September 2016, Fairley was found guilty by a jury of his peers on charges of conspiracy to commit theft of government money and two counts of receiving, retaining, concealing or converting money that belonged to the government, all relating to the government agency of Housing and Ur...

    More >>

    The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has overturned a pair of charges and remanded another to a lower court in the conviction of Hattiesburg Pastor Kenneth Fairley. After a six-day trial, in September 2016, Fairley was found guilty by a jury of his peers on charges of conspiracy to commit theft of government money and two counts of receiving, retaining, concealing or converting money that belonged to the government, all relating to the government agency of Housing and Ur...

    More >>
Powered by Frankly