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VT State Police Investigating Burglary at Home Find Dead Dog
By Joe Gullo
Rick Thompson, 47, of Arlington, Vt./Credit: Vermont State Police
ARLINGTON, Vt. - Vermont State Police investigating a burglary found a dead dog at a home in Arlington.
Police say they were investigating the theft of a wood burning stove when they found a dead dog in a barn. Rick Thompson, 47, of Arlington, Vt., told police that the dog passed away due to kennel cough.
Police brought the dog to a vet for examination. The vet told police that the dog had starved to death.
Thompson was arrested and cited to appear in court in May.