On the 16th of February, Florida’s Fish and Wildlife Service representatives reported that approximately 100 snakes in an advanced stage of decomposition were removed from a house in Florida. The representatives stated that the woman was living alone and that she was keeping other animals in her house as well.
Acting on a tip received from one of Jennifer Morrison’s neighbors, a police crew was dispatched to the woman’s house in order to investigate. According to the man’s allegations, there was a horrible smell coming from the 59-year-old’s house.
Upon investigating Morrison’s Florida house, the police discovered that the woman was harboring various animals including snakes. The Fish and Wildlife Service was called in order to remove the animals from the woman’s property.
After going up the stairs to inspect the house’s second floor, the Fish and Wildlife Service representatives made a startling discovery in the woman’s bathroom. Confined in plastic bins were over 100 dead ball pythons. According to the clean-up crew, the smell coming from inside Morrison’s bathroom was simply unbearable.
As a result, the crew had to wear gas masks. After rounding up the remaining dead ball pythons from the bathroom, the Fish and Wildlife Service representatives turned their attention towards the other animals that were kept inside the Florida house.
After the final count, the authorities learned that apart from the dead ball pythons in the bathroom, Jennifer Morrison also had two parakeets, two dogs, and several live snakes. Although the woman made no statements following her arrest, the authorities believed that might have been a reptile dealer or at least tried to become one.
However, the Fish and Wildlife Service managed to put an end to the woman’s twisted sense of keeping a house pet. At the moment, 59-year-old Jennifer Morrison is being held at the local prison, pending the trial.
A Florida Police Department spokesperson told the reporters that the woman had been formally charged with animal abandonment and also with locking up life animals without providing an adequate amount of water, food, and exercise. Apart from having to serve time in prison, the woman is also required to pay a $5,000 fine.
Florida’s Fish and Wildlife Service reported that all animals, living or dead, were removed from the house. Judging by the smell emanating from the body of the decomposing snakes, it would appear that the woman lived with them for a couple of days at least.
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