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Neighbor reports animal cruelty


Law enforcement report¢ Lawrence Police are investigating a report of animal cruelty in the 2500 block of Ousdahl Road. A neighbor called police last Friday to report that she heard dogs yelping from inside and could smell an odor of waste from outside the apartment.After an apartment manager opened the residence, two dogs and two cats were found in the apartment without water. A third cat, still in the apartment, is being sought by Animal Control. The other pets are in the custody of the Lawrence Humane Society. Emergency callsLawrence-Douglas County Fire & Medical reported the following responses:¢ Coroner scene investigation, 10:44 a.m. Wednesday, 325 Maine.¢ Coroner scene investigation, 1:35 p.m. Wednesday, 1600 Haskell Avenue.¢ Gas leak, 11:46 p.m. Wednesday, 1605 Oakhill Avenue.¢ Smoke detector activation, no fire, 6:54 a.m. Thursday, 1429 Kasold Drive.


lori 10 years, 10 months ago

One of them is from the hospital. Anytime someone dies within 24 hours of admission to the hospital, the coroner must be notified. Depending upon the cirumstances, they may choose to release the body to the funeral home without an investigation, or they may decide to come in and investigate, particularly if the person admitted was a trauma victim, or died unexpectedly, or there was suspicion of a crime (neglect, abuse, etc) prior to admission.

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