YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) – Federal agents looking for an escaped man in northeastern Ohio say they came across dozens of chickens that they suspect were part of a cockfighting ring.
Authorities say about 20 live chickens and two dozen dead ones were found inside a vacant home in Youngstown on Tuesday.
The Vindicator (http://bit.ly/1NDhI1q ) reports investigators also found a ledger listing the birds and wagers on their fights.
U.S. Marshals found the chickens while looking for a man who they say escaped from police custody.
The marshals found the man Wednesday night.
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