Colchester, Vt.

Woman cited after one of 2 dogs left in car dies


Police said a Colchester woman has been cited for animal cruelty for allegedly leaving two dogs in her car on a warm day in mid-May. One of the animals died. Police said Rebecca Moseley, 41, a special educator at the Colchester Middle School, left the two dogs in a locked car for at least several hours at the school on May 22. The National Weather Service reported that the high temperature was about 76 degrees. Police said Moseley remembered the dogs at about 1 p.m. One dog, a greyhound, died. Police said the other dog survived after overnight veterinary treatment.

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