11 dogs found dead in Wilson Co, one suspect on the run

KENLY, N.C. (WNCT) – The Wilson County Sheriff’s Office asked the public to help find a man they say let animals starve to death.

On Wednesday, deputies used a search warrant at a home on Lefty Road in Kenly. They said they found eleven dogs dead outside and inside the home.

Deputies say they took nine dogs and two iguanas to be treated at the local shelter.

They say the homeowners, Patricia Williams and Jimmy Carroll Williams Jr, abandoned the home and leaving behind all twenty-three animals. They say utilities were cut off on January 19.

Patricia Williams
Patricia Williams
Jimmy Williams, Jr
Jimmy Williams, Jr

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

On Thursday, deputies released to the public the images of Patricia and Jimmy. On Friday, deputies say Patricia turned herself in.

The magistrate gave her a $5,000 bond.

Deputies are still looking for Jimmy. Anyone with information can contact Lt. Todd O’Neal at the Wilson County Sheriff’s Office at 252-237-2118.

The charges are as follows:

Name: Patricia Ann Williams

Charges:  11(cts) Animal Cruelty (M), 21 (cts) Failure to Vaccinate, 23 (cts) Abandonment, and 11 (cts) Kill Animal by Starvation (F)

Name: Jimmy Carroll Williams Jr

Charges:  11(cts) Animal Cruelty (M), 21 (cts) Failure to Vaccinate, 23 (cts) Abandonment, and 11 (cts) Kill Animal by Starvation (F)

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