Created: 12/09/2013 10:38 AM KSTP.com
(ABC 6 NEWS) -- An Austin woman accused of neglecting her horses, has plead not guilty.
Theresa Halsey, 60, entered the plea in Freeborn County court on Thursday. She's charged with a felony count of cruelty to animals, and three misdemeanors of depriving animals of food and shelter.
The charges stem from an investigation in January, when a group of horses were rescued by the county, but not before one had died.
Halsey has demanded a jury trial, a date has not been set.
Our attempts to reach Halsey for comment were not successful.