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Enraging: Poodle found dead in parked car

mulcahy - CopyA Virginia woman has been charged with  animal cruelty after two dogs were found locked in her car Saturday — one of them dead.

Sharon Mulcahy, 62, of Richmond, told  police she’d arrived at a motel in Baltimore the night  before with her “bowels overflowing,” and left the dogs in her car while she checked into a room, according to the Baltimore Sun.

“Ms. Mulcahy stated that she was going to go back downstairs to care for the  dogs, but instead decided to go to sleep, leaving the two dogs inside the vehicle for approximately 19 hours,” the police report said.

Temperatures in Baltimore reached the mid-90s on Saturday. Police said one window of the car was cracked open about two inches, but that the dogs — both poodles — had no food or water.

Inside the car, they found a six-year-old brown poodle named Missy dead, laying across the center console. A second poodle, Bear on the floor of the drivers seat. Bear survived.

Police found Mulcahy in the laundry room of the hotel. She was charged with six counts of animal cruelty and two counts of restraining a dog without shelter or food and water.

Comments

Comment from Marino396
Time June 26, 2013 at 10:11 pm

No problem, hag, here step inside this car while I take a nap, what a horrible way to forget about your dogs, they cried and barked for you till they took their last breath.

Comment from Lety
Time July 10, 2013 at 4:17 pm

No excuse , but Ms. Sharon was critically ill . The situation wasnt as simple as described . She had extremely health issues , that I’m sure affected her critical thinking process . Ms. Sharon , died after the incident .

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