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Woman faces animal cruelty charges in death of pit bull

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — A Las Vegas lady who stated she couldn’t get again house in time from a visit to California to personally care for 2 pit bulls left for days on an out of doors porch faces animal cruelty charges in the death of one canine and the mistreatment of the opposite, police stated Wednesday.

Johnnise Myles, 32, faces two counts of willful or malicious torture, maiming or killing of a canine after Las Vegas Metro police discovered one of her pit bulls lifeless and one other with out meals and water on the balcony of her second-floor house in the northeast valley, in keeping with an arrest report.

Officers from the animal cruelty part discovered the canines on Aug. 11 in the house advanced on North Lamb Boulevard after a neighbor reported a foul odor from a decomposing canine and the whimpering of the opposite, police stated.

According to the report, Myles left her house for California on Aug. 5 and didn’t return till Aug. 14. She couldn’t return promptly as a result of she had been arrested in California — the report didn’t specify the cost — her rental car was impounded, and he or she needed to await a experience from her mom to return to Las Vegas.

Her authentic plan was to return to Las Vegas on Sunday, Aug. 7.

She informed police she didn’t see something flawed with leaving the animals on the patio, even in the intense Las Vegas warmth, as a result of she believed that they had sufficient meals and water.

Police stated a necropsy could be carried out on the one canine; the opposite canine, together with about 20 fish, a lizard and a snake, had been impounded.

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