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Two men accused of hanging dogs, beating them to death with sticks

Deputies say Angel Valencia and Carlos Rivera then hung both dogs and beat them to death with sticks.

Two men were arrested after they hung two dogs and beat them to death with sticks, the Tulare County Sheriff's Office says.

It happened Wednesday around 8:00 p.m. in the 14200 block of Avenue 428 in Orosi.

The Tulare County Sheriff's Office says they got an animal cruelty complaint. When deputies arrived at the house, they found two dead dogs.

Throughout the investigation, detectives say 51-year old Angel Perez Valencia and his 18-year-old nephew Carlos Rivera suspected the dogs killed their baby pigs.

Deputies say Valencia and Rivera then hung both dogs and beat them to death with sticks.

Both men are behind bars on multiple animal cruelty charges.

If you have any information on this incident, please call the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office at 1-800-808-0488 / 559-733-6218 or anonymously at tcso@tipnow.com or by text or voicemail at 559-725-4194.

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