Kandiyohi County Sheriff Dan Hartog said in a information launch on Monday, Aug. 28, that the canine’s proprietor “positioned the canine in Level Lake as a burial website as a result of that’s the place the proprietor had taken the canine many occasions up to now to swim and fish.”
The Sheriff’s Workplace can be issuing the proprietor of the deceased, feminine springer spaniel a quotation for disposing of a lifeless animal within the lake, a petty misdemeanor that carries a potential $one hundred ninety wonderful. The proprietor shouldn’t be being named due to the pending costs, based on the Sheriff’s Workplace.
The deceased springer spaniel had been present in about 6 ft of water 200 ft from the north shore of Level Lake north of Willmar.
The Sheriff’s Workplace had a necropsy carried out on the canine. It was unable to find out a explanation for dying because of the extent of decomposition. Nevertheless, there was no proof of bodily trauma on the physique, in accordance with the discharge.
Investigators discovered the id of the canine’s proprietor after following up on two separate, nameless ideas. The tipsters reported that an individual recognized to them just lately talked about having their canine euthanized.
A Sheriff’s Workplace detective adopted up on these ideas and discovered the proprietor had euthanized the canine as a result of she had been affected by a critical sickness.