Police: Tire iron used in deadly attack on dog, woman arrested
Wichita police arrested a woman over the weekend in a dog's deadly beating and attack.
Around 4:30 p.m. on Nov. 16, officers responded to the 1000 block of N. Poplar for a suspicious character with a weapon call. They were told someone was beating a dog and releasing other dogs to attack victim dog.
Officers arrived and worked to separate the animals. Three aggressive dogs were controlled. The victim dog, Smokey, was taken to an animal hospital and died from its injuries.
Police arrested 30-year-old Carlett McPherson on Saturday on one count of animal cruelty. They are working to contact another person connected to this case.
Anyone with information should call police or Crime Stoppers at 316-267-2111.