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Providence Police Investigate Neglected Dog Deaths

Police discovered several deceased dogs in cages inside a home.

Posted: Jun 7, 2021 8:44 PM
Updated: Jun 7, 2021 9:50 PM

911 Dispatchers in Webster County received a call about a terrible smell coming from a home on Jefferson Street in Providence Monday, June 7.

When officers arrived, they noticed the foul smell and made preparation to enter the home.

The officers who entered the home found dogs kenneled inside the home. According to police, the dogs appeared to be dead from neglect.

The investigation is ongoing. The Providence Code Enforcement officer is assisting the Providence Police Department with the case.

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