State Police: Oswego County couple starved 2 pitbulls

One pitbull was found dead on the property

An Oswego County couple are facing charges after State Police say they deprived two pitbulls of food and water. 

Troopers found one male pitbull dead in a shed behind the couple's Town of Schroeppel home, tied to a pole on Aug. 30. 

A female pitbull was found tied to a pole and was "severely malnourished." 

Both dogs were removed from the home.

36-year-old Candice Carey and 33-year-old Robert Williams were charged with overdriving, torturing and injuring animals and failure to provide proper sustenance. 

The two will re-appear in Schroeppel Town Court on Oct. 11.

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