Woman Arrested for Allowing Chained Dog to Die
EL PASO, TX — A 23-year-old woman has been arrested after police found she kept a dog in inhumane conditions.
According to KTXS, on July 11 officers found a dead female German Shepherd tied to a metal pole in the backyard.
In the backyard, officers found empty bowls beyond the reach of the length of the chain tied to the dog.
Officers also found that the suspect, identified as Jennifer De La Cruz, had failed to provide shade for the dog.
Additionally, the ground temperature at the time officers discovered the body of the dead German Shepherd was 152 degrees.
De La Cruz was arrested on Thursday.
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