Grand Island man facing felony animal abuse charges

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. -- A man has been arrested after authorities allegedly found dozens of dead or injured livestock on his farm in central Nebraska.

According to court records, 41-year-old Grant Edwardson faces 24 felony counts of abandonment and cruel neglect of livestock resulting in injury or death.

According to an arrest affidavit, authorities found a row of dead cattle in a pen, dead cattle in a shelter and others covered by pallets and plywood.

A judge set bond for Edwardson at $5,000.

His next court appearance is set for June.

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