The Pet Tree House - Where Pets Are Family Too : UPDATE! Pet Rescue Worker on Trial for Animal Cruelty - 40 Dead Animals Found in Her Town House Back in January

Friday, August 24, 2012

UPDATE! Pet Rescue Worker on Trial for Animal Cruelty - 40 Dead Animals Found in Her Town House Back in January


This is an update to a story that happened back in January . You can read the initial story here: Pet Rescue Worker - 40 Dead Animals Found in Her Town House

Horror as police discover menagerie of 40 dead animals abandoned in home of pet rescue worker

Ellicott City, Maryland - A Columbia woman on trial for animal cruelty contends her husband was responsible for the 40 dead animals found in her town house in January.

The Baltimore Sun reports that Elizabeth Lindenau's trial began Thursday in Ellicott City. She and her husband Brady Decker are both charged with 69 counts of animal cruelty. His arraignment was set for Friday.

Lindenau's lawyer Jonathan Smith said in his opening statement that the couple had recently moved out of the town house. He said Decker was supposed to feed the animals they left behind.

Police say the dead animals included birds, cats, rabbits, a guinea pig and a snake. Prosecutor Tiffany Avira said the case epitomizes animal cruelty. She says the animal deaths were no accident.



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