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Merrimack Valley

October 23, 2012

MSPCA charges woman with cruelty in death of dogs

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Officers said the apartment smelled of dog urine and feces. Niko was found in a black trash bag full of dog feces.

Reyes also told the officers she couldn’t get Jada to eat for her. But Parkhurst fed her part of a submarine sandwich in the apartment and Jada devoured it, according to Bistany’s report.

Reyes could not be reached for comment for this story. In 2011, the MSPCA investigated 2,300 animal cruelty complaints.

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