Four Dogs Locked in Vehicle

The Ottumwa Police Department was notified a day after the incident occurred  involving four dogs on Saturday, July 8th. In the 100 Block of Church Street in Ottumwa, four dogs had been locked in a vehicle and were suffering from heat exposure.

It was reported that two dogs were found deceased on the scene. A third dog was transported to a local veterinary clinic where it later died. And the fourth dog survived the incident.

The Ottumwa Police Department is currently conducting an investigation. No charges have been filed at this time.


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