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All at this point still I have no new information on the death of mr.
We are still waiting on autopsy report which is not uncommon.
We still feel.
Our earlier preliminary report is is what we are sticking -- And we have no new evidence that would indicate any different with that.
Let's get right to the animal totals.
As I said earlier the numbers we released was 48 to 52 was very sketchy and it was.
The total number of animals we were dealing with where is approximately 56 animals on this farm.
48 of which are now deceased there are 48 handles that we had to put down.
Those animals included one wolf.
Six black bears.
Too grizzly bears.
Nine male lions.
Eight -- says.
One -- Three mountain lions in eighteen tigers.
There are two missing animals at this time.
One being a one group a grey wolf and one being a monkey.
We also were able to transport six animals to the Columbus zoo -- Jack's crew and in their work.
One of those was a grizzly bear.
There were three leopards.
I want I want to state that as somebody asked me earlier about mr.
Thompson's wife Marion.
She has been here.
She was taken up to the scene she did it help.
The zoo officials.
Get these animals out of the house and is cooperating with us.
We are not interested in taking -- animals but tonight for safety reasons these animals were taken to the zoo.
In that situation will be worked out at a later date.
The animals that were dispatched.
Were buried on the property.
That has already been done.
That was at the -- requested Marion.
Of Jack in the in the the crew.
We've also talked with the agriculture society we made sure we did everything proper in that regard.
And we we felt that was the the best thing for this situation.
Will be currently are will be talking about.
-- game plan for the missing wolf in the monkey.
Large part of this investigation we want to conclude is is catching those two animals before they get.
Out of the public can do any thing.
The director of the Columbus zoo as -- the wiles.
Has recommended that the monkey be shot and killed.
That is it is very possible that this monkey is caring herpes B.
We -- -- -- test to verify that but it is highly likely that this animal is caring herpes B.
A lot of these species carry this disease.
Although police later for questions if you have anything pertaining to that and let these -- experts deal with that.
We also will be concurring with them as well as forming a game plan about how to pursue those two animals if there's anything else we need to be -- Couple questions I remember getting I didn't have the answers for you won the farm.
Is about 73 acres insides.
And there were a couple of you that we're talking about that and so we want to do to get that information to you.
I don't have the exact criminal record of mr.
Thompson is on the -- -- vast.
I can't tell you that He has done some time in our county jail He has been charged I believe with misdemeanor.
Charges in the past.
And I know a couple of you were asking me about that.
We will be this will be the last press conference of the day we will be holding a press conference tomorrow at 10 AM.
I don't know -- have a lot to update on that but we will be doing that in case there is something that we can that we can -- you.
I answer any questions or ask anybody else to step up here.
This was a very very bad situation.
Couldn't have been handled it without everybody involved that was here doing their job.
Starting with our first responders and the job they did to keep.
To keep that number.
To this property in this area was this was just phenomenal and as Jack said that was our main goal was to protect the citizens of our --
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