At least 22 farm animals were discovered in the rented home of a self-proclaimed Santeria doctor from New Jersey, whose landlord suspects he’s conducting animal sacrifices — but says she can’t evict him because of the COVID-19 eviction moratorium.
Resident Emilio Otero, who identified himself to NBC 4, allegedly kept goats, chickens and even nailed a dead pigeon to the door of the three-bedroom Jersey City rowhome.
Police were seen on Thursday escorting “seven to nine” goats out of the house, the outlet reported.
James Boor, of the Division of Environmental Health for Jersey City, said the agency also found “about four or five dead chicken carcasses,
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