19 cited for cockfighting in Kentucky

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LYNN GROVE, Ky. (WKRN) — Kentucky State Police responded to a cockfighting event Saturday night and discovered more than 30 dead gamecocks.

It happened off of Protemus Road in Lynn Grove at around 7:20 p.m.

Police found 22 people on the scene, 19 of which were cited for cruelty to animals.

Thirteen of those cited are from Middle Tennessee.

A camper and trailer on the scene were used to house the gamecocks. The more than 35 live roosters and hens were turned over to the Humane Society of Calloway County.

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