7 sharks found in basement of Dutchess County home

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The Long Island Aquarium in Riverhead has taken in sharks found in the basement of a house in Dutchess County.

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation officers say seven live sharks were found in an above ground pool that was set up in the basement of a home upstate. They say three other sharks were found dead.            

Authorities say the sharks ranged in size from 18 inches to four feet.

They say no charges were filed.

Officials say they are investigating.

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