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Raleigh man charged with animal cruelty

Posted May 7, 2010 8:50 p.m. EDT

— A Raleigh man was charged Friday with animal cruelty.

Authorities found five rottweilers, one pit-bull and one deceased dachshund at the home of Marques Harrison Wilkerson, 26, of 609 Angel Court, Apartment C, according to arrest warrants.

The animals were living in unsanitary conditions with no water available.

Wilkerson's next court appearance is scheduled for June 2.