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Parke County deputies make arrest in dog starvation death investigation

A Parke County man is already out on bond after he was charged with animal cruelty.

Posted: Feb 27, 2019 1:45 PM
Updated: Feb 27, 2019 7:18 PM

PARKE COUNTY, Ind. (WTHI) - A Parke County man is already out on bond after he was charged with animal cruelty.

Parke County deputies picked up Joseph Wilson.

Authorities say a dog was recently found dead, outside in the elements on Wilson's property.

An autopsy was performed at Purdue University.

The cause of death for the dog was determined to be starvation.

Wilson is now charged with cruelty to an animal.

Court documents show Wilson posted a $500 bond on Wednesday morning.

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