DAYTON — Police have found several dead and malnourished dogs in an Ohio home and an investigation is under way.

Police in Dayton found four dead dogs and two malnourished dogs Saturday afternoon. The Dayton Daily News reports police discovered multiple dog cages in the basement of the house containing both living and dead dogs.

The exact number of deceased dogs is unclear.

A police report says Animal Resource Officers are investigating and plan to present criminal charges.